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Saudi FM, Blinken Discuss Regional, Int'l Developments

Saudi FM, Blinken Discuss Regional, Int'l Developments

Tuesday, 31 May, 2022 - 04:30
Saudi Arabia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah talks with delegates during the 48th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Islamabad, Pakistan, 22 March 2022. (EPA)

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah held telephone talks on Monday with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Talks focused on regional and international developments and efforts exerted towards them.

They also covered the strategic bilateral relations between the Kingdom and United States and ways to bolster them with the aim of achieving greater stability and prosperity for their people.

The US Embassy in Saudi Arabia tweeted Tuesday that the officials discuss the Kingdom's efforts to prolong a truce in Yemen.

The discussions also touched on Iran's nuclear program and the Ukraine crisis, it added.

Prince Faisal also held telephone talks with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias. They tackled bilateral relations and ways to boost them in various fields.

They also exchanged views on issues of common interest.

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