Saudi Arabia condemns massacre of Muslims in CAR mosque

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (PANA) - Saudi Arabia has vigorously condemned the massacre of 26 Muslims by the anti-Balaka militias in a mosque in the Central African Republic.

In a statement issued on Tuesday by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Riyadh ''condemns in the strongest words the attack that occurred inside a mosque in the locality of Djimbi, south-east of the Central African Republic''.

The Imam and 25 other persons who were praying in the mosque were killed by the  anti-Balaka militias, mainly composed of Christians.

Saudi Arabia has expressed its solidarity with ''The friendly Central African Republic against extremism and terrorism''.

The Central African Republic has been facing, since 2013, religious clashes between the Christian anti-Balaka militias and the Seleka, an alliance of rebel movements from the north-east of the country, with a Muslim majority
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