USA urges Canada and Saudi Arabia to resolve feud

08 August, 2018, 22:55 | Author: Sue Mclaughlin
  • There were 327 Saudi students at Mc Gill University last year.					Marie France Coallier  Montreal Gazette

The statement said Russian Federation rejected the "authoritative tone" of Canada toward Saudi Arabia, adding that the Kingdom had the full sovereign right to manage its own affairs.

Riyadh has also frozen student exchange programs and ordered about 15,000 Saudi students in Canadian schools and colleges to leave the country.

Samar Badawi was arrested along with fellow campaigner Nassima al-Sadah last week, the latest targets of what Human Rights Watch called an "unprecedented government crackdown" on women activists.

The Saudi government on Sunday recalled its ambassador to Ottawa, barred Canada's envoy from returning and placed a ban on new trade, denouncing Canada for statements about people detained on criminal charges. Spokesman of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zeid said in a press statement that his country stands firm in support of the stability and sovereignty of Arab countries, stressing the necessity of complying with the global norms and conventions governing relations between countries and respecting their sovereignty.

Other sanctions include Saudi patients in Canada having their treatments stopped and being relocated to a medical facility outside the country. Saudi central bank and state pension funds told their overseas asset managers to unload Canadian bonds, stocks, and cash holdings "no matter the cost", the report said.

Saudi Arabia is considering other measures to take against Canada, Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said on Wednesday, amid a crisis between the two countries over the fate of a women's rights activist. We are going to continue to enunciate what we believe are the appropriate ways of dealing with citizens, " Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Tuesday.

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But the row threatens to slow Riyadh's foreign investment drive, a campaign already unsettled by a series of assertive foreign policy initiatives by the top oil exporter.

"Saudi Arabia simply can not afford to alienate any other sections of the global community in the midst of its unpopular military engagement in Yemen, its indirect confrontation with Iran", commentator Jamal Khashoggi wrote in the Washington Post.

Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating.

It remains unclear how many Saudi patients will be affected by the decision.

Canada and Saudi Arabia are both allies and partners of the United States.

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