Faisal Wants Sanctions Against Israel
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Faisal Wants Sanctions Against Israel

Crown Prince Saud Al Faisal, the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, urged all UN member states today to stop supplying Israel with economic and military assistance and to bar their citizens from immigrating to Israel because “a stream of manpower through immigration” is no less important than material assistance.

Addressing the General Assembly, Faisal accused Israel of blocking peace efforts in the Middle East. He said Israel was pursuing aggressive policies and that it was no secret that Israel is producing nuclear weapons. Faisal characterized Israeli activity in the occupied territories as “the most abhorrent type of colonialism.” He also charged that the “Zionist regime plays havoc with the spiritual shrines of Jerusalem which are revered by all monotheistic religions.”