RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said the Kingdom supports efforts aimed at reaching a political solution to end the Russia-Ukraine crisis and achieve security and stability, Saudi Press Agency reported.
During a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Riyadh on Tuesday, Prince Faisal said the Kingdom is ready to make the necessary efforts to contribute to such a solution.
He affirmed the Kingdom’s position on the Russia-Ukraine crisis that is based on the foundations of international law.
The two ministers also reviewed bilateral relations between their countries and ways to enhance them, in addition to exchanging views on the latest developments in the region and the world and efforts exerted with regards to them.
Lavrov also met with the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Hussein Ibrahim Taha during his visit to Riyadh, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.
Earlier on Tuesday, he was welcomed at King Khalid International Airport by the Kingdom’s Deputy Foreign Minister Waleed bin Abdulkarim Al-Khuraiji.
Lavrov also visited Bahrain on Tuesday where he met with Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Bahrain News Agency reported.