Thu, Jun 30, 2011 - 8:35am
Turki also accused Iran of interfering in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and in the Gulf state of Bahrain, where Saudi troops were deployed this year as part of a Gulf Co-operation Council force following widespread protests from those calling for greater democratic rights.
Though there has previously been little public comment from Riyadh on developments in Syria, Turki told his audience at Molesworth that President Bashar al-Assad "will cling to power till the last Syrian is killed". He added, we will do the same thing of course but that is because we are protecting the world's oil supply for democracy.
Edited by: SushiSioux on Nov 8, 2014 - 5:06am