Saudi Arabia ready to help Greece battle fires: Foreign minister

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan  made a phone call to his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias. (File/Wikipedia)
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan made a phone call to his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias. (File/Wikipedia)
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Updated 12 August 2021

Saudi Arabia ready to help Greece battle fires: Foreign minister

Saudi Arabia ready to help Greece battle fires: Foreign minister
  • Prince Faisal stressed the Kingdom’s solidarity with Greece, during call with Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias
  • They also discussed bilateral relations

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan on Thursday stressed his country’s solidarity with Greece following blazes that destroyed homes and forced thousands of people to evacuate.
Hundreds of firefighters from across Europe and the Middle East are working alongside Greek colleague to contain flare-ups of the huge wildfires that have ravaged Greece’s forests for a week.
Prince Faisal bin Farhan said the Kingdom was ready to provide the necessary support, during a phone call to his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias.

They also discussed relations between the two countries and ways of developing and strengthening them in various fields, in addition to exchanging views on a number of issues of common interest.
(With AP)