Saudi Crown Prince on Iran acquiring nuclear weapons: ‘If they get one, we have to get one’

Credit: Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kathryn E. Holm

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Wednesday that if Iran acquired a nuclear weapon, his country would seek to do the same.

“If they get one, we have to get one,” the crown prince said in an interview with Fox News’s Bret Baier, adding that it would be necessary “for security reasons, and for balancing power in the Middle East, but we don’t want to see that.”

Crown Prince Mohammed warned of the dangers of nuclear weapons and said, “We are concerned of any country getting a nuclear weapon,” when asked about Iran in particular.