New King Salman pledges no change in Saudi direction

AFP , Friday 23 Jan 2015

File Photo of late Saudi King Abdullah, right, and King Salman in June 2012. /Reuters

Saudi Arabia's new King Salman, in his first public address, pledged on Friday no change in the kingdom's direction and called for unity among Muslims.

"We will remain with God's strength attached to the straight path that this state has walked since its establishment by King Abdul Aziz bin Saud, and by his sons after him," Salman said in televised remarks.

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