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Prince Nayef praises Saudi-Yemeni cooperation in fighting terrorism

RIYADH, June 29 (KUNA) -- Saudi Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdel Aziz Al-Saud praised here on Sunday positive cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Yemen in fighting terrorism.
He stressed, in a statement published by "Okath" daily here today, on significance of cooperation among all members of the society, of intellectuals and thinkers, in order to confront strictly and toughly misleading radical ideas that lead to terrorism.
Prince Nayef added that "continous achievements in fighting terrorism and hunting down terrorists are due to directives of the Saudi leadership and its tremendous support for the security services." The Saudi authority declared, last week, arrest of 700 persons of various nationalities as a part of a crackdown on suspected terrorists. Up to 520 of the suspects remained in custody. (end) ad.lb KUNA 291134 Jun 08NNNN