Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror
The capture of ISIS leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabias Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman said in a tweet on Tuesday.
“Saudi Arabia continues to play a leading role in the international communitys effort to combat terrorism & counter extremism,” he said.
The Arab Coalition earlier announced that Saudi Special Forces have captured Abu Osama al-Muhajir, the emir of ISIS in Yemen. A statement on the Saudi Press Agency said al-Muhajir, as well as other members of the extremist group, were captured on June 3.
The Kingdoms military operations in Yemen are aimed at restoring the legitimate government of Yemen and preventing terrorist groups like the Houthis, Al Qaeda and ISIS from using the country to destabilize the region and to the threaten the global economy.
— Khalid bin Salman خالد بن سلمان (@kbsalsaud) June 25, 2019
Prince Khalid bin Salman said that Saudi Arabias military operations in Yemen are aimed at restoring the legitimate government of Yemen and preventing terrorRead More – Source