The new King of Saudi Arabia
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New Saudi Arabia King Salman makes continuity pledge

The new king of Saudi Arabia has pledged to continue the policies of his predecessor following the death of his half-brother King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud said the country "would never deviate from our constitution, our holy book and Islamic teachings".

The 79-year-old monarch also called for the nation to remain united.

  • 23 Jan 2015
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