Special Saudi Commission to find access to Arabian Sea

The Saudi Cables

A memo entitled “Highly confidential and urgent”, from the Minister of Foreign Affairs Saud al-Faisal to the Crown Prince, refers to a senior level Commission in charge of  finding a naval port for the Kingdom on the open sea (Arabian sea) either through Oman or Yemen.

The Commission is made up of senior level members from the Ministries of Interior, defense, foreign affairs, finance, oil and mineral resources, transportation, economy and planning, as well as the presidency of the General Intelligence.

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About angelajoya

Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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