The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has expressed concern over what it described as ‘grave consequences’ if Iran is allowed to develop Nuclear weapons.
Saudi King, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud gave the warning on Thursday while speaking virtually at the 76th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) holding in New York, United States.
The King, who said allowing the country to possess the weapons poses great security threats to the entire Middle East in spite of Iran’s insistence that it is intended for peaceful purposes, also said Saudi Arabia is in support of taking all measures to tackle it.
He said, “The Kingdom stresses the importance of maintaining a WMD-free Middle East. Accordingly, the Kingdom supports the international efforts aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
“The Kingdom expresses its grave concern over Iranian actions which are contradictory to its commitments and pose stark contrast to what Iran always claimed that its nuclear program is intended for peaceful purposes…