Baghdad / NINA / - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomed the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri.
A Foreign Ministry statement said: The Kingdom welcomes the announcement by the President of the United States of America, Joseph Biden, of targeting and killing the terrorist leader of Al-Qaeda, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, who is one of the leaders of terrorism who led the planning and execution of abhorrent terrorist operations in the United States of America, Saudi Arabia and a number of other countries of the world, after which he was killed thousands of innocent people of different nationalities and religions, including Saudi citizens.
It stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation and concerted international efforts to combat and eradicate the scourge of terrorism, calling on all countries to cooperate in this framework to protect innocent people from terrorist organizations.
It is mentioned that the US President announced earlier, today, Tuesday, the killing of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in an air strike in Afghanistan.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency