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Saudi Arabia, Senegal Stress Need to Bolster Joint Work

Saudi Arabia, Senegal Stress Need to Bolster Joint Work

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 - 05:15
Crown Prince Mohamme bin Salman and President Macky Sall meet in Jeddah. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia and Senegal stressed their determination to bolster cooperation in all political issues in an effort to come up with joint stances that safeguard their security and stability.

The Kingdom and Senegal issued a statement on Tuesday capping Senegalese President Macky Sall's visit to Saudi Arabia last month.

The joint statement underscored the importance of maintaining coordination and consultations between Saudi Arabia and Senegal over various developments with the aim of achieving security and stability for their countries, region, Africa and the world.

They underlined the need to cooperate seriously and effectively over Iran's nuclear and missile programs to help ensure regional and international security and stability.

Senegal expressed its solidarity with Saudi Arabia and support to all measures it takes to protect its national security, stressing its rejection of any attack on Saudi territory.

Sall had held official talks during his visit with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense.

They tackled bilateral relations between their countries and the importance of joint work and strengthening their ties towards new and promising horizons.

The joint statement urged the international community to take the necessary efforts to make the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen join UN-sponsored political consultations with the aim of reaching a permanent political solution.

Senegal hailed the Saudi call to hold an international donor conference to support the Yemeni economy.

The two sides stressed the need to reach a comprehensive settlement to the Palestinian-Israel conflict based on the two-state solution, relevant international resolutions and 2002 Arab peace initiative.

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