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Saudi FM, US Counterpart Discuss Bolstering Regional Security

Saudi FM, US Counterpart Discuss Bolstering Regional Security

Friday, 15 October, 2021 - 06:15
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan discussed with his US counterpart, Antony Blinken, the strategic and historic bilateral ties and means of bolstering them in all the fields of cooperation and joint coordination.


Talks were held on Thursday at the US State Department in Washington, during which both ministers touched on several regional and international issues of common interest.


They agreed to enhance security and stability in the Middle East and tackled efforts to lay the foundations for peace made by the two friendly countries in the region and the world.


Blinken and Prince Faisal also reviewed joint efforts to confront all forms of terrorism, as well as joint efforts to end the Houthi terrorist militias’ violations against Yemenis and their obstruction of the political solution and development in Yemen.


They underscored the importance of boosting joint efforts to halt the militias’ continuous attacks on civilian and economic facilities, threat to international navigation and use of people’s suffering as a bargaining chip.


They further exchanged views on Iran’s nuclear program and the international talks held in this regard.


Both senior officials stressed the importance of supporting all what would ensure security and stability in Afghanistan and reviewed the international and regional developments and efforts put to resolve this matter.


Saudi Ambassador to the US Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan and Director-General of the Saudi Foreign Minister’s Office Abdulrahman al-Daoud attended the meeting.


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