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Saudi Arabia Urges Iran to Engage in Nuclear Talks, Avoid Escalation

Saudi Arabia Urges Iran to Engage in Nuclear Talks, Avoid Escalation

Wednesday, 21 April, 2021 - 04:15
King Salman bin Abdulaziz chaired the cabinet session on Tuesday. SPA

Saudi Arabia has renewed its call for Iran to engage in ongoing negotiations on its nuclear program in Vienna, avoid escalation and not expose the region to more tension.


The cabinet, during a session chaired by King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tuesday, also reiterated that it is closely following the current developments on Iran's nuclear program.


It renewed its condemnation of the Iran-backed Houthi terrorist militia's attempts to target civilians as well as civilian facilities in the Kingdom, through bomb-laden drones and ballistic missiles.


In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) following the meeting, Acting Minister of Media Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi said that the cabinet also reviewed the situation of the coronavirus pandemic.


He affirmed the necessity for citizens and residents to observe the preventive measures, and to take the vaccine to preserve their and the society’s health.


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