Saudi Arabia Slams Offensive, Racist Israeli Remarks against Palestine

Saudi Arabia condemned the offensive and racist remarks made by an Israeli minister against the state of Palestine. (Asharq Al-Awsat)
Saudi Arabia condemned the offensive and racist remarks made by an Israeli minister against the state of Palestine. (Asharq Al-Awsat)
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Saudi Arabia Slams Offensive, Racist Israeli Remarks against Palestine

Saudi Arabia condemned the offensive and racist remarks made by an Israeli minister against the state of Palestine. (Asharq Al-Awsat)
Saudi Arabia condemned the offensive and racist remarks made by an Israeli minister against the state of Palestine. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Saudi Arabia condemned on Tuesday the offensive and racist remarks made by an Israeli minister against the state of Palestine and its people.

The Foreign Ministry underscored the Kingdom’s rejection of such baseless statements that only stoke hatred and violence and undermine international efforts for peace and dialogue.

It reiterated Riyadh’s support for all international efforts aimed at resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict according to the 2002 Arab peace initiative and that secures the establishment of a Palestinian state according to 1967 borders and with East Jerusalem as its capital.



Bahrain, Iran Agree to Kick Off Talks to Restore Ties 

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani meets with his acting Iranian counterpart Bagheri Kani in Tehran on Sunday. (BNA)
Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani meets with his acting Iranian counterpart Bagheri Kani in Tehran on Sunday. (BNA)
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Bahrain, Iran Agree to Kick Off Talks to Restore Ties 

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani meets with his acting Iranian counterpart Bagheri Kani in Tehran on Sunday. (BNA)
Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani meets with his acting Iranian counterpart Bagheri Kani in Tehran on Sunday. (BNA)

Bahrain and Iran agreed on Sunday to set up the required mechanisms to initiate talks between them to discuss the resumption of political relations between them.

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani held talks in Tehran on Sunday with his acting Iranian counterpart Bagheri Kani, reported Bahrain’s state news agency (BNA).

Zayani was in Iran to attend the Asia Cooperation Dialogue meeting at Kani’s invitation.

The FMs held bilateral talks within “the framework of the fraternal historical relations” between Bahrain and Iran and “the bonds of religion, neighborliness, joint history and common interests that connect them,” added BNA.