Tourism Ministry: Saudi regime’s ban for Hajj targets Islam

SANAA, The Ministry of Tourism condemned on Wednesday the Saudi regime’s ban on Muslims from entering the Holy land to perform the 1441 hajj.

In a statement, Saba got a copy of it, the ministry said the Saudi’s decision represents targeting of Islam and provocation of the feelings of Muslims in countries throughout the world.

The statement pointed to the seriousness of the Saudi regime’s unprecedented decision at a time when the regime opens and allows suspicious gatherings in the Holy land.

It pointed out that the Saudi regime’s decision to prevent Muslims from performing the Hajj pilgrimage this year comes after six years of preventing Yemenis and a number of Arab and Islamic peoples from visiting the Holy Land to perform the fifth pillar of Islam.

The statement stressed that this decision is part of the service and execution of conspiratorial designs of the enemies of Islam with the aim of emptying the Islamic religion of its contents, including the hajj.

It pointed to the Saudi regime’s continued politicization of the hajj came to service the American-British-Western agenda that lead the interest of the nation’s enemies.

The statement called on the Arab and Islamic peoples to confront and condemn Saudi practices and to find a mechanism to ensure that the Holy Land is neutralized from politicization and that it can be visited by all Muslims without any restrictions or obstacles away from political blackmail tactics.

Source: Yemen News Agency