Saudi Arabia Discusses Reviving Bilateral Cooperation With Iran, US, UK
Saudi Arabia and Iran talked about the implementation of terms agreed upon by the two countries, as well as touching upon activating agreements that Saudi Arabia had previously signed with Iran.
Riyadh - Saudi Arabia met with Iran in order to enhance the two country's bilateral relations and took steps to resume diplomatic relations.
They discussed the implementation of terms agreed upon by the two countries, as well as touching upon activating agreements that Saudi Arabia had previously signed with Iran, such as economic and security agreements.
The U.S. Secretary of State and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak also met with the Saudi Crown Prince, and Prime Minister to talk about reviving cooperation and other bilateral and regional issues.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken also released a statement saying, "Spoke today with Saudi Foreign Minister [Faisal bin Farhan] to thank Saudi Arabia for convening over 40 countries last month to discuss peace in Ukraine. We also discussed the need to end the devastating conflict in Sudan and the next steps to support lasting peace in Yemen".
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US Secretary Of State Releases Statement
A statement by the Secretary of State said, "Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal bin Farhan to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues. Secretary Blinken thanked Saudi Arabia for bringing together over 40 countries in Jeddah earlier this month to discuss the principles of a just and lasting peace in Ukraine.
The Secretary and Foreign Minister resolved to continue to work together to end the devastating conflict in Sudan. They also committed to redouble efforts to secure a lasting peace in Yemen through a UN-mediated Yemeni-Yemeni peace process".
Statement: Saudi Arabia, Iran Look Forward to Enhancing Bilateral Relations in Various Fields:
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