Saudi FM reaffirms historic ties between Arab countries and Europe

Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir attends the Arab-European ministerial meeting in Brussels on Monday. (SPA)
Updated 05 February 2019

Saudi FM reaffirms historic ties between Arab countries and Europe

  • Adel Al-Jubeir is visiting Brussels to attend the Arab-European ministerial meeting

JEDDAH: Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir on Monday affirmed that the relations between the Arab countries and Europe are historic. The state minister is visiting Brussels to attend the Arab-European ministerial meeting. He said there are huge trade and investment opportunities between the Arab and European countries. 

Al-Jubeir said the meeting is an opportunity to explore the untapped potential and to enhance cooperation in boosting ties and overcoming challenges.

In a press statement, he said consultations are underway with brotherly Arab countries to reach a solution that will ensure the preservation of Syria’s unity and independence. He said talks are underway for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 2254 in Syria.

On the sidelines of the meeting, the state minister met British Minister of State for Near Eastern Affairs Alistair Burt, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell and top officials of other countries.

During the meetings, they discussed issues of mutual interest and ways to enhance bilateral relations.


KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Bin Farhan al Saud delivers a speech during the opening of the UN Human Rights Council's main annual session on February 24, 2020 in Geneva. (AFP)
Updated 13 July 2020

KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

  • The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries

GENEVA: Saudi Arabia participated in the 25th anniversary memorial of the Srebrenica genocide that took place in July 1995.
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah delivered the Kingdom’s speech via video conference.
He conveyed the greetings of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sefik Dzaferovic, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and dignitaries who were participating in the event.
The minister affirmed that Saudi Arabia stood side by side with its brothers, the families of the victims of the massacre.
He said: “Our participation on behalf of Saudi Arabia, its leaders, government, and people, is a humanitarian and moral obligation that the Saudi leadership stands by every year.”
The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries.