Saudi Arabia, Tunisia Discuss Intensifying Coordination over Issues of Common Interest

The Saudi and Tunisian delegations are seen during their meeting on Sunday. (Saudi Foreign Ministry)
The Saudi and Tunisian delegations are seen during their meeting on Sunday. (Saudi Foreign Ministry)
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Saudi Arabia, Tunisia Discuss Intensifying Coordination over Issues of Common Interest

The Saudi and Tunisian delegations are seen during their meeting on Sunday. (Saudi Foreign Ministry)
The Saudi and Tunisian delegations are seen during their meeting on Sunday. (Saudi Foreign Ministry)

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah received in Riyadh on Sunday Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Tunisians Abroad Nabil Ammar.

The officials discussed the strong bilateral relations that bind their countries and means of developing and bolstering them in various fields.

They also tackled regional and international developments and efforts exerted towards them.

The FMs then chaired the third meeting of the Follow-up and Political Consultation Committee between Saudi Arabia and Tunisia.

They stressed the importance of intensifying coordination between them over issues of common interest and discussed the need to bolster fraternal relations between their countries.



Saudi Arabia Expresses Concern over Military Escalation in Yemen after Israeli Airstrikes

The flag of Saudi Arabia (Asharq Al-Awsat)
The flag of Saudi Arabia (Asharq Al-Awsat)
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Saudi Arabia Expresses Concern over Military Escalation in Yemen after Israeli Airstrikes

The flag of Saudi Arabia (Asharq Al-Awsat)
The flag of Saudi Arabia (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Saudi Arabia expressed its deep concern on Sunday over the latest military escalation in Yemen after the Israeli attacks in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni port of Hodeidah.
The statement stressed that these developments "exacerbate the current tension in the region”.
In a statement on X platform, the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said: “The Ministry is following with great concern the military escalation in Yemen following the Israeli attacks that targeted Hodeidah province on Saturday, July 20, 2024,” emphasizing that “these developments aggravate the current tension in the region and undermine ongoing efforts to end the war in Gaza”.
The ministry also called on all parties to exercise maximum restraint and to distance the region and its people from the dangers of war. It also called on the international community and active influential parties to fulfill their responsibilities to end conflicts in the region.
Moreover, the ministry affirmed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's continued efforts to end the war on Gaza and affirmed its continuous support for peace efforts in Yemen to spare its people more suffering and achieve security and peace in the region.
On Sunday, Brigadier General Turki Al-Maliki, the spokesman for the Saudi Ministry of Defense, affirmed that Saudi Arabia has no relation to or participation in the targeting of the Yemeni city of Hodeidah. 
He emphasized in a statement posted on the ministry's X platform account that Saudi Arabia will not allow its airspace to be violated from any direction.