Saudi FM Discusses with UN Envoy Political Solution to Syrian Crisis

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah meets with UN envoy Geir Pedersen in New York on Sunday. (SPA)
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah meets with UN envoy Geir Pedersen in New York on Sunday. (SPA)
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Saudi FM Discusses with UN Envoy Political Solution to Syrian Crisis

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah meets with UN envoy Geir Pedersen in New York on Sunday. (SPA)
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah meets with UN envoy Geir Pedersen in New York on Sunday. (SPA)

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah held talks in New York on Sunday with United Nations envoy to Syria Geir Pedersen.

The officials discussed the latest developments related to the political solution to the crisis in Syria and Saudi Arabia and the UN’s efforts in reaching the desired resolution.

Prince Faisal stressed the Kingdom’s keenness on exerting all possible efforts to reach the political solution that would preserve Syria’s unity, security, stability and Arab identity.

Prince Faisal and Pedersen met on the sidelines of the 78th UN General Assembly.



Saudi Arabia Extends Condolences to Kuwait over Victims of Mangaf Fire

File photo of Saudi flag/Asharq Al-Awsat
File photo of Saudi flag/Asharq Al-Awsat
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Saudi Arabia Extends Condolences to Kuwait over Victims of Mangaf Fire

File photo of Saudi flag/Asharq Al-Awsat
File photo of Saudi flag/Asharq Al-Awsat

 

Saudi Arabia has expressed profound sorrow over the tragic loss of lives and injuries caused by a fire in Kuwait's Mangaf district, the Saudi Press Agency said on Thursday.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, sent separate cables of condolences to Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah.
They expressed deepest condolences and sincere sympathy to the Emir and to the families of the victims and to the people of Kuwait, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.
In an official statement, the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs conveyed Saudi Arabia’s deepest condolences and sincere sympathy to the families of the victims, as well as to the government and people of Kuwait.
The Ministry reaffirmed Saudi Arabia’s solidarity with Kuwait during this difficult time and extended heartfelt wishes for the safety and well-being of Kuwait, its citizens, and all residents within its borders.
At least 35 people died and 15 others were injured in an apartment building fire in Mangaf area in Kuwait’s southern Ahmadi Governorate, the country's state-run news agency reported Wednesday.