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Official speeches and statements - September 18, 2019

Published on September 18, 2019

1. Saudi Arabia - Telephone conversation between Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic, and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman - Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic (Paris - September 18, 2019)

The President spoke to Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, on September 17.

The President firmly condemned the attacks targeting oilfields at Abqaiq and Khurais. He assured the Crown Prince of France’s solidarity with Saudi Arabia and its people in the face of these attacks and reaffirmed France’s commitment to the security of Saudi Arabia and stability of the region.

In response to the Saudi authorities’ request, the President confirmed to the Crown Prince that French experts will be sent to Saudi Arabia to take part in the investigations to shed full light on the origin of the September 14 attacks and how they were perpetrated.

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