| 8 December 2023, Friday |

Saudi Foreign minister holds meeting with UAE, US counterparts

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah has held a meeting with his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss regional and international issues and efforts aimed at establishing the foundations of international peace and security.

At the meeting, held on the sidelines of the 78th session of UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia was commended for hosting the Sanaa delegation for talks that aim to start a dialogue among all Yemeni parties for a roadmap to end the Yemeni conflict through a Yemeni-led political process, under UN auspices.

The meeting was attended by Saudi Ambassador to the US Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Multilateral International Affairs Undersecretary Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Rassi, the Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Wasil, and Director General of Foreign Minister’s Office Abdulrahman Al-Dawood.

Prince Faisal also met separately on Tuesday with the Dutch, Finnish, Romanian and Pakistani foreign ministers.

He also held talks with Ibrahim Thiaw, executive secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.


  • Asharq Al-Awsat