Saudi Arabia withdraws its Ambassador to Germany for consultation

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Riyadh recalled its Ambassador in Berlin for consultations and sent a note of protest to the representative of Germany in Saudi Arabia, this is with reference to a source in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Kingdom according to the official Saudi news Agency SPA.

According to the statement, these measures are adopted after a series of statements in relation to Saudi Arabia foreign Minister of Germany Sigmar Gabriel met with his Lebanese counterpart.

These statements, as stated in the text of the SPA, «surprise and indignation».

«The Kingdom views these statements as spontaneous, based on misinformation, is not conducive to stability in the region», — said in a statement.

A source in the foreign Ministry also told the Agency that the statement of the foreign Minister «do not represent the position of the friendly of the German government, which the Kingdom considers as its reliable partner in the war against terrorism.»

«The Kingdom has decided to withdraw its Ambassador to Germany for consultation, it also will receive the Ambassador of Germany in the Kingdom a note of protest to these unjustified statements,» contained in the report SPA.