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Saudi FM Calls for Getting Palestinians, Israelis Back to Negotiation Table

Saudi FM Calls for Getting Palestinians, Israelis Back to Negotiation Table

Friday, 16 October, 2020 - 06:30
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan holds a virtual session with The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Photo: Saudi Foreign Ministry Twitter account

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan has stressed the importance of the resumption of negotiations between Palestinians and Israelis.


In a virtual conversation with The Washington Institute for Near East Policy on Thursday, the Foreign Minister said that focus now should be to get Palestinians and Israelis back to the negotiating table.


He said Iran continues to undermine the stability of the region and openly support “terrorist groups, terrorist proxies, armed militias and murderous regimes.”


He accused it of sowing chaos and instability in Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen, and elsewhere in the world.


But he revealed that the maximum pressure campaign on Iran is working and that the regime is now less capable of supporting its proxies.


Iran and its Houthi proxies have undermined peace and stability in Yemen, which has led to the breakdown of its civil society, Prince Faisal said.


He also stressed Saudi commitment to restore Yemen’s legitimate government.


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