Saudi foreign minster meets US envoy to Yemen Tim Lenderking

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minster Prince Faisal bin Farhan received new US envoy to Yemen, Tim Lenderking, in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s foreign minster Prince Faisal bin Farhan received new US envoy to Yemen, Tim Lenderking, in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (SPA)
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minster Prince Faisal bin Farhan received new US envoy to Yemen, Tim Lenderking, in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s foreign minster Prince Faisal bin Farhan received new US envoy to Yemen, Tim Lenderking, in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (SPA)
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minster Prince Faisal bin Farhan received new US envoy to Yemen, Tim Lenderking, in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s foreign minster Prince Faisal bin Farhan received new US envoy to Yemen, Tim Lenderking, in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (SPA)
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Updated 11 February 2021

Saudi foreign minster meets US envoy to Yemen Tim Lenderking

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minster Prince Faisal bin Farhan received new US envoy to Yemen, Tim Lenderking, in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (SPA)
  • The two sides discussed developments in Yemen
  • Biden appointed veteran diplomat Lenderking to the post last Thursday

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s foreign minster Prince Faisal bin Farhan held talks with US envoy to Yemen Tim Lenderking in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday.
During the meeting, they discussed developments in Yemen and reviewed joint efforts and support toward reaching a comprehensive political solution to the Yemeni crisis.
Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Yemen, Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Jaber, also attended the meeting.
The talks come as the Iran-backed Houthi militia launched another air attack on Saudi territory on Wednesday, 
Veteran US diplomat Lenderking was appointed to the post last week, having held numerous positions in the Middle East, where he also served as deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Riyadh.