Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan on Saturday met with the Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Santiago Andres during his official visit to the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.
Prince Faisal and Andres discussed means to bolster ties shared between the Kingdom and Argentine. The two also talked about regional and international developments.
They also discussed strengthening cooperation between the two countries in various fields, most notably the political and multilateral aspects.
Moreover, they reviewed ways of boosting bilateral coordination to achieve the aspirations of the two countries in all that serve common interests.
They discussed the efforts of the two countries in enhancing security and stability in the Middle East and South America and the importance of intensifying joint work with the international community to prevent all threats to international peace and security.
The two sides also discussed opportunities for cooperation in the economic and development fields considering Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.
At the beginning of the meeting, an official reception ceremony took place upon the arrival of Prince Faisal at the San Martin Palace at the Argentine Foreign Ministry, where the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and a number of officials in the ministry were attending.
Prince Faisal also met Argentine Parliament Speaker Sergio Tomas Massa.
During the meeting, they reviewed the bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to enhance them in all areas of joint cooperation.
The Saudi minister stressed that the Kingdom is keen to strengthen relations with Argentina and enhance joint coordination in the political, development, and investment fields, especially in light of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 reform plan.
In turn, Massa welcomed Prince Faisal and hailed his visit to Argentina, which he described as a “mission to shift bilateral relations towards broader horizons.”
The meeting tackled the importance of intensifying parliamentary cooperation and civil society organization in both countries in order to promote dialogue between different civilizations and cultures. The two sides also discussed the latest developments in the regional and international arenas.