In news that is only mildly surprising, in response to Canada making the following statement: Saudi Arabia responded with the following peaceful Tweet: Spoiler PTSD for 9/11 survivor warning : They also took economic measures against Canada: See also, two articles about the topic. Not that it's surprising from Saudi Arabia, but with the growing increase of MBS and some recent reforms, it had looked like perhaps they were turning over a new leaf. Now it appears, perhaps they are not. And with the expulsion of the ambassador and economic activities as well, it's clearly not just one department acting on its own with its Twitter account, but an official government policy. On the other hand, Canada continues to build its reputation as one of the leaders of the free world.