King Salman: Saudi Arabia stands by Palestinian statehood push

King Salman and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held talks on Tuesday. (SPA)
Updated 13 February 2019
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King Salman: Saudi Arabia stands by Palestinian statehood push

JEDDAH: King Salman told the Palestinian president on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia stands by the Palestinian people in establishing their own state with Jerusalem as the capital.

During talks with Mahmoud Abbas in Riyadh, King Salman reaffirmed his support for Palestinian rights, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Abbas thanked King Salman for Saudi Arabia’s constant support for the Palestinian cause.

During the meeting, they also discussed the latest developments in the Palestinian arena.

The meeting was attended by Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar, State Minister Prince Dr. Mansour bin Miteb, State Minister Dr. Musaed Al-Aiban, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf, State Minister for Foreign Affairs 

Adel Al-Jubeir, Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan, and Palestinian officials.

 


Saudi ambassador to China: royal visit reflects friendly relations

Updated 15 min 17 sec ago
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Saudi ambassador to China: royal visit reflects friendly relations

  • The Crown Prince will head the Saudi side during the meetings
  • The states will sign agreements in fields of energy, transport, investment and technology

DUBAI: The Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to China reflects the depth of relations and strategic partnerships between the two countries in various fields, Saudi ambassador to the country said.

The Chinese leadership welcomed the Crown Prince on Thursday, ahead of meetings of the joint committee in Beijing, Turki bin Mohammed Al-Mady added.

Agreements and memorandums of understanding will be signed in the energy, investment, transport and technology sectors during the meeting, the ambassador said.