Saudi Prince Talal Bin Abdulaziz voiced rejection for the recent reshuffle announced by the Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, stressing that the move contradicts with principles of Shari’a and the systems of the state.
In a statement posted on his Twitter account, Prince Talal described the latest move as an “impulsive “decisions. He called for a general meeting to discuss the issue.
“I call for a general meeting that includes the sons of Abdulaziz (the founder of the Saudi Kingdom) along with some of his grandsons who are provided by the Allegiance Council,” the Saudi prince said.
“I previously said… No obedience… No allegiance to those who broke the laws,” Prince Talal said.
Early on Wednesday, King Salman issued a series of surprise royal decrees, shaking up the line of princes slated to succeed him to the throne, replacing a number of ministers and further enhancing the power of his own line.