Saudi Arabia Says it is Safe for Pilgrims (Video)


Saudi Arabia parades its security forces, saying turmoil in the region won't affect pilgrims making the journey to Mecca.

The parade included forces fast roping from helicopters and representatives from the military and first responders.

Saudi Arabia's new Minister of the Interior said they are up to the challenge for providing security for the Haj and that the turmoil in the region won't spill over to Mecca. He also denied reports that Syrian pilgrims have been stopped from attending the Haj.