RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan received a phone call from the Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Raphael Grossi, the ministry said on Sunday.
During the call, they reviewed the importance of adhering to the standards on the UN atomic watchdog “in order to stimulate growth and progress to achieve global sustainable development.”
The two sides also discussed the most prominent regional and international developments.
Had a Productive call with Director General of @IAEAorg H.E Mr. @rafaelmgrossi, in which we discussed the important role of the IAEA in promoting peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and the current non-proliferation issues.
— فيصل بن فرحان (@FaisalbinFarhan) March 21, 2021
Following the meeting, Prince Faisal bin Farhan described the call as “productive,” adding they “discussed the important role of the IAEA in promoting peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and the current non-proliferation issues.”
Grossi also called the talks “positive” and said the Kingdom “is an important partner for the IAEA.”
Positive conversation today with the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud @FaisalbinFarhan, on current non-proliferation issues. is an important partner for the @IAEAorg. pic.twitter.com/zz2NmU8Nns
— Rafael MarianoGrossi (@rafaelmgrossi) March 21, 2021