August 8, 2022

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A statement by Mohammed bin Salman about US interests in Saudi Arabia draws a former US ambassador to her.

A statement by Mohammed bin Salman about US interests in Saudi Arabia draws a former US ambassador to her.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Amid widespread contacts among activists on social media, the conversation over statements made by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman continues.

Alberto Miguel Fernandez, a former US diplomat, pointed to a sentence from the Saudi prince’s response, in which he tweeted: ‘Where is the energy in the world today?’ He (Saudi Crown Prince) said, “This is in Saudi Arabia … If you want to miss it, I think other people in the East will be much happier.”

According to the full text of the Saudi Crown Prince’s response, it was “What are US interests in Saudi Arabia?” The prince replied: “I’m not an American, so I do not know if I have it. The key is, how can I move forward? The nation’s economy? How can I improve its security?

And Prince Mohammed bin Salman continued, “According to the official Saudi Agency, Saudi Arabia is a member of the G20. You can see our rankings 5 ​​years ago. We want to reach a level higher than 15th by the year, for example, 5.9% GDP growth was our target, and we hope to reach 5.6% by 2021. , Which definitely puts us one of the fastest growing countries in the world, and next year the whole economy will grow by about 7%. “

He added, “Saudi Arabia is not a small country. It is one of the G20 countries and one of the fastest growing countries in the world, which makes us wonder, where is the global potential? They will be happy, but you’re trying to stop them, I can not understand. “

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