KSA-Canada diplomatic row will not affect oil supplies
Thursday 09/August/2018 - 10:39 AM
Saudi Arabia's petroleum supplies to countries around the world will not be affected by the ongoing diplomatic dispute between Canada and the Kingdom، Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said on Thursday.
"He reiterated that this is a firm and longstanding policy that is not influenced by political circumstances،" the SPA report said. Riyadh on Sunday froze new trade with Canada and expelled the Canadian ambassador in a dispute sparked by Canada's demanding the release of jailed Saudi rights activists. It also ended state-backed educational and medical programs in Canada.
On Wednesday، Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir ruled out the possibility of a third party mediating to mend the rift between the two countries Edited by rehab sayed