King Salman tells Abbas of Kingdom’s unwavering support for Palestinian rights

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Updated 21 December 2018
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King Salman tells Abbas of Kingdom’s unwavering support for Palestinian rights

  • The two leaders reviewed the latest developments in Palestine during the phone call

RIYADH: King Salman received a telephone call from Palestine’s President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday.
The two leaders reviewed the latest developments in Palestine during the phone call.
King Salman emphasized the Kingdom’s unwavering support for Palestinian rights during the call.


Al-Jubeir meets UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

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Al-Jubeir meets UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

LONDON: Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir met the British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt at the British Foreign Office in London on Thursday.

The two sides held talks during which they reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries and regional and international developments.

The meeting was attended by the Kingdom’s Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Jaber.

Al-Jubeir also met with Minister of State for the Middle East Alistair Burt and a number of UK Parliament members at the Saudi Embassy in London.

Earlier, Hunt highlighted the strategic partnership between Britain and Saudi Arabia and said that it would help British efforts to end the war in Yemen. “The strategic relationship that the UK has with Saudi Arabia is what allows us to have a huge influence in bringing about peace in Yemen,” he said.