Saudi Crown Prince receives phone call from Boris Johnson

Saudi Crown Prince receives phone call from Boris Johnson
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from Britain's prime minister on Wednesday. (File/SPA/Reuters)
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Updated 03 September 2020

Saudi Crown Prince receives phone call from Boris Johnson

Saudi Crown Prince receives phone call from Boris Johnson
  • They reviewed and discussed the latest developments in the Middle East including the crisis in Yemen
  • The prime minister reiterated the importance of the “UK’s close relationship with Saudi Arabia”

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from Britain's prime minister on Wednesday.

During the call, the crown prince and Boris Johnson discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries.

They also reviewed and discussed the latest developments in the Middle East including the crisis in Yemen.

The prime minister reiterated the importance of the “UK’s close relationship with Saudi Arabia” and stressed the country’s commitment to strengthening Saudi-British trade and investment.

Johnson thanked the crown prince “for his leadership at the G20 on the global response to coronavirus, and looked forward to the upcoming G20 leaders’ summit,” the prime minister’s office said.

 


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  • The Saudi minister repeated the need to reach a comprehensive solution to the Palestinian conflict
  • The Jordanian minister condemned the Houthi militia’s attempts to attack Saudi Arabia

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia will open its embassy in Doha within days, after completing the necessary procedures, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said in a joint press conference on Saturday with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi in Riyadh.
His comments follow the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signing of the Jan. 5 Al Ula agreement, which saw the reopening of the borders between Qatar and Saudi Arabia..
The Saudi minister repeated the need to reach a comprehensive solution to the Palestinian conflict.
From his side, Safadi said the relationship with Saudi Arabia was historical and strategic, adding that Jordan appreciated the Kingdom’s continued support to the country in facing economic challenges.
The minister also condemned the Houthi militia’s attempts to attack Saudi Arabia, and he said he rejected Iran's interference in the region’s affairs.
He added that Jordan agreed with Saudi Arabia in promoting joint action to face current challenges.
“We are working to develop our relationship with the GCC on the security, political and economic levels,” Jordanian Foreign Minister Safadi said.
He added that peace was an Arab strategic choice, and said that Jordan looked forward to working with the new US administration.