Saudis whine about US Senate “interference in our internal affairs” — hypocrisy or insanity?

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    Press TV  interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor

    Saudi Arabia on Sunday rejected as “interference” a US Senate resolution to end US military support for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen, and another holding its crown prince responsible for the murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi.

    “The kingdom condemns the latest position of the US Senate that was built on untrue allegations and affirms a total rejection of any interference in its internal affairs,” the foreign ministry said in a statement posted on the official Saudi Press Agency.

    “It’s actually rather amusing that they’re calling this ‘interference in their internal affairs.’ So when the US Senate passes a resolution stating that Bin Salman killed Khashoggi, that’s interference in their internal affairs? That’s like saying that if the US Senate passed a resolution stating that the Pope was Catholic, that would be interfering in the internal affairs of the Vatican, or that if the Senate passed a resolution stating that bears defecate in the woods, it would be interference in the internal affairs of wildlife.”

     


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