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In Saudi Arabia, an explosion thundered at a ceremony with the participation of diplomats

A terrorist attack took place in a non-Muslim cemetery during the annual ceremony marking the end of the First World War. The ceremony was attended by representatives of European consulates.

In the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, an explosion occurred in a non-Muslim cemetery during a ceremony marking the anniversary of the end of the First World War. The event was attended by foreign consuls, Al Jazeera reports, citing a statement from the French Foreign Ministry.

The ceremony was attended by diplomats from France, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, and the USA.

It is known that a grenade was detonated. Four people were slightly injured.

“The embassies who took part in the ceremony condemn this attack. They call on the Saudi Arabian authorities to shed as much light as possible on this attack, as well as to find the culprits,” the French Foreign Ministry said.

The incident is being investigated.

Recall that a special operation against radical Islamists has started in Austria. The police are working on 70 suspects and several organizations suspected of supporting terrorists.

Putin and Prince Al Saud discussed cooperation

Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, initiated by the Saudi side, discussed issues of bilateral cooperation, including joint work in the OPEC + format. This was reported by the Kremlin press service on Tuesday.

“A positive assessment was given to the achieved level of bilateral relations, a mutual disposition was expressed for the further development of Russian-Saudi cooperation in various fields. A thorough exchange of views on the current situation in the world energy markets was held. The importance of continuing joint work, including in the OPEC + format, was emphasized, — the message says.