Saudi Arabia Formed New Coalition Force of 34 Countries against Terrorism


A picture provided by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on March 26, 2015 shows Saudi Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz (L) and Second Crown Prince and Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz (R) arriving for a meeting with Saudi air forces officers to discuss plans and developments of the military operations against Yemen, at  the command and control centre of the air forces in Riyadh. Saudi warplanes bombed Huthi rebels in Yemen on Thursday, launching a military intervention by a 10-nation coalition to prevent the fall of embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.  AFP PHOTO/SPA/HO  == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO/SPA/HO" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS === / AFP / SPA / HO

On Tuesday, the Saudi Arabia has announced to form a coalition of 34 countries to fight against terrorism.

The Saudi authorities has announced that headquarter of this coalition force would based in Riyadh. Headquarter of this new coalition force would support and coordinate targeted military operations in fight against terrorism in the region. He added that 34 countries are being included from Middle East, African and Asian States. It is important that Iran is not the part of this coalition. The Saudi Defense Minister Muhammad bin Salman Al Saud issued a statement in Riyadh that new coalition would embark upon the problems of Islamic world against terrorism and this new coalition will be a partner of the international coalition force already fighting against international terrorism.

The Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir said that headquarter of new coalition would cooperate in transferring intelligence information and necessary deployment of new formed coalition troops. It any country would send a request to help against terrorism then we will provide assistance. The new formed coalition will be able to fight against any existing and new terrorist organization. Bin Salman further added that at least 10 more Islamic countries have showed their interest to support the new coalition. These countries should meet the requirements and procedures before joining the new coalition. The Saudi minister added that the Saudi government is looking to launch this coalition as soon as possible and 34 countries are confirmed till now. This important was took place on the day of beginning the peace talk to end the Yemen war between Houthi movement and the Saudi-backed president Mansoor Hadi.

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