Saudi Arabia condemns deadly Beirut blast as cowardly

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Posted: Nov 20, 2013 11:01 AM
Saudi Arabia condemns deadly Beirut blast as cowardly

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia condemned a suicide attack that killed 23 people in Beirut, including an Iranian cultural attache, on Tuesday as "cowardly terrorist bombings", the official SPA news agency said on Wednesday.

"An official source stated that the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia strongly denounces and condemns the cowardly terrorist bombings in the Lebanese capital Beirut," SPA reported, adding the government extended condolences to the families of the victims and the Lebanese government and people.

(Reporting by William Maclean; Editing by Janet Lawrence)