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Saudi King vows full Bahrain backing

images_23Saudi King Abdullah has once again thrown his weight behind Manama and pledged full support for what he called Bahrain’s security and stability amid growing anti-Saudi sentiments in the country.It may be noted here that the American US Defense Secretary Robert Gates and US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman reportedly held the meetings with the Saudi King Abdullah and other Saudi officials to quell the protests in Bahrain .

Saudi-regime, a front-line supporter of America and Zionist is striving to eliminate the ongoing pro-democracy movement in Bahrain to protect the fifth fleet of America in Bahrain. The Wahabi-Saudi forces have killed more than 30 protestors and destroyed seven Mosque in Bahrain. “The security of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia is indivisible – being two bodies with one soul,” Gulf Daily News quoted the Saudi king as saying on Tuesday. He rejected any foreign interference in Bahrain’s internal affairs and expressed unwavering support for the Persian Gulf state’s independence and sovereignty, saying that the security of the two countries is intertwined. Saudi Arabia has deployed its troops to Bahrain since over a month ago to help the sheikhdom quell anti-regime protests there. Bahraini troops backed by Saudi forces, have stepped up their suppression of protesters as rallies continue across the country. Meanwhile, Saudi-backed Bahraini forces destroyed two more mosques in Karzakan and Salmabad, in line with the country’s policy of demolishing Muslim religious sites, a Press TV correspondent reported on Monday. Several mosques have been destroyed so far as part of the Saudi-backed crackdown on peaceful protesters. In March, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait deployed their troops in Bahrain to reinforce the brutal armed clampdown on mass protests. Scores of protesters have been killed and many others gone missing during the harsh crackdown. The Human Rights Watch reports that more than 400 opposition activists and protesters have been arrested in the recent weeks. Anti-Saudi sentiment is growing in Bahrain, where people have been demanding an end to more than 40 years of al-Khalifa rule in the Persian Gulf state.

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