Home » News » Former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim comments on Saudi Arabia’s development of ballistic missiles

Former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim comments on Saudi Arabia’s development of ballistic missiles

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The former Qatari Prime Minister, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim, commented on the report that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is developing ballistic missiles with the help of China, saying that it is an important step.

This came in a tweet by Sheikh Hamad on his knowledgeable page on Twitter, where he said: “If the news circulated is correct that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has established facilities to build ballistic missiles, I consider it an important step in the right direction to develop defensive capabilities that would bring about a military balance in our region. Hence, it is The rest of the Gulf states should support and encourage this approach.”

And CNN had reported on American intelligence sources that Saudi Arabia developed ballistic missiles with the help of China, as US intelligence agencies assessed that Saudi Arabia is now actively working on manufacturing its ballistic missiles with the help of China, and sources familiar with the latest intelligence said that it is known that Saudi Arabia has purchased missiles China has been ballistic in the past but has not been able to build its own missiles yet.

Satellite images obtained by CNN also indicate that the kingdom is currently manufacturing weapons at at least one location.

Sources told CNN that over the past few months, some members of Congress have been briefed on new intelligence about transfers of ballistic missile technology between China and Saudi Arabia.

The sources added that the Biden administration is preparing to sanction some organizations involved in the transfers, although some in Congress are concerned that the White House is not willing to impose significant sanctions on the Saudi government.

.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.