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.
I spoke by phone with #SaudiArabia FM @FaisalbinFarhan, who expressed support to #Greece over wildfires. I thanked my counterpart warmly for the message of solidarity from our friend country & briefed him on the situation. pic.twitter.com/GpQnmhDkpg
— Nikos Dendias (@NikosDendias) August 11, 2021
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.