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Saudi Arabia Reiterates Call for Restraint in Sudan

Saudi Arabia Reiterates Call for Restraint in Sudan

Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 - 05:00
King Salman chairs a cabinet meeting in Neom on Tuesday. (SPA)

The Saudi government reiterated on Tuesday the Kingdom’s call on all parties in Sudan to exercise restraint and show calm in wake of the military in the country.


Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz chaired the cabinet meeting that was held virtually from Neom.


The cabinet urged Sudanese parties against escalation and to preserve the political and economic gains of their revolution.


Saudi Arabia will continue to stand by the brotherly Sudanese people and support everything that achieves security, stability and prosperity in their country.


The cabinet also hailed the United Nations Security Council for condemning the attacks by the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen against Saudi territories and civilian installations.


The council statement, it said, was an important message of support to efforts aimed at ending the conflict in Yemen and reaching a comprehensive political solution.


The ministers underscored the Kingdom’s firm and constant stance in supporting the Palestinian cause and reaching a fair solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict that secures the Palestinian people’s rights. They reiterated Riyadh’s statements before the United Nations Economic and Financial Committee that called for forcing Israeli authorities to comply with international resolutions and laws and end their occupation of all occupied Arab territories.


King Salman briefed the ministers on the message he had received last week from King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the one he sent to South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir. He also briefed them on the telephone talks he held with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.


The cabinet hailed the success of the Saudi Green Forum and Middle East Green Initiative Summit. They praised the events for presenting several initiatives aimed at protecting the environment and confronting and limiting the impact of climate change.


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