RIYADH: The Saudi Shoura Council speaker pledged the Kingdom’s commitment to resolving the Palestinian issue which was vital to securing Middle Eastern and world stability.
Dr. Abdullah Al-Asheikh told delegates at the Conference of the Union of Councils of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries that Saudi Arabia stood firm in rejecting any call to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Israeli occupation forces.
In a wide-ranging address to the 14th session of the conference, being held in the Moroccan capital Rabat, Al-Asheikh also called for concerted efforts to confront terrorism and its supporters, particularly Iran.
And he stressed the importance of Islamic states and the international community working together to find political solutions to the crises in Syria and Yemen.
The speaker affirmed that by using its global Islamic, political and economic clout, the Kingdom was keen to support its brotherly countries in eliminating injustices wherever they existed in the world.
Al-Asheikh told council heads that the Palestinian issue was at the top of the Kingdom’s agenda.
Al-Asheikh renewed the Kingdom’s support for Yemen and all efforts to reach a political solution to the crisis there.