Saudi-Dutch cooperation discussed

Saudi-Dutch cooperation discussed

(Riyadh) – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al Yamama Palace received Dutch Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Minister Sigrid Kaag. Ways to broaden aspects of cooperation were discussed, in addition to regional and international developments, Saudi Press Agency reported. The Dutch minister also met State Minister […]

UN chief appoints new special envoy for Yemen

UN chief appoints new special envoy for Yemen

(New York) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Martin Griffiths of the United Kingdom as his Special Envoy for Yemen. Griffiths succeeds Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania, to whom the Secretary General is grateful for his commitment and dedicated service. Griffiths brings extensive experience in conflict resolution, negotiation, mediation […]

GCC Chief meets EU delegation

GCC Chief meets EU delegation

(Riyadh) – Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani received a delegation representing the EU Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee, led by Chairman David McAllister, currently on visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Alzayani stressed solid GCC-EU relations, affirming shared keenness on strengthening joint ties to promote common interests. He underscored […]

Saudi-EU cooperation reviewed

Saudi-EU cooperation reviewed

(Riyadh) – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir met a delegation from the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Saudi Press Agency reported. Cooperation between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the European Union were discussed.

Indian PM visits UAE

Indian PM visits UAE

(Abu Dhabi) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Abu Dhabi on a state visit to the UAE. His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and senior officials welcomed him upon arrival. The Indian prime minister was accompanied […]

Saudi Foreign Minister meets UN envoy

Saudi Foreign Minister meets UN envoy

(Riyadh) – Saudi Foreign Minister received UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, currently on visit to Riyadh. Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said that the two sides focused during the meeting on key issues of mutual concern.

Anastasiades re-elected Cyprus President

Anastasiades re-elected Cyprus President

(Nicosia) – Incumbent President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, has been re-elected President for a new five year term. In the run-off election that took place on Sunday, Anastasiades, backed by the ruling Democratic Rally (DISY) party, secured 215.281 votes or 55.99 per cent of the vote. Stavros Malas, whom Anastasiades faced in […]

Saudi Crown Prince meets Pakistan’s COAS

Saudi Crown Prince meets Pakistan's COAS

(Riyadh) – Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud received Commander of the Pakistani Army General Qamar Javed Bajwa and his accompanying delegation. Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said that the meeting focused on bilateral relations in all military fields and ways of strengthening joint […]

Quartet denounces OHCHR Technical Mission report

Quartet denounces OHCHR Technical Mission report

(Manama) – Following the issuance of a report by the UN Technical Mission of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) which visited Doha between November 17 and 24, 2017, the accredited diplomatic missions of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the Arab Republic […]

Israeli actions in Jerusalem null: Saudi Cabinet

Israeli actions in Jerusalem null: Saudi Cabinet

(Riyadh) – Saudi Cabinet, chaired by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Adulaziz Al-Saud, reviewed a number of events and their developments at regional and international arenas, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The session, while commenting on the United Nations Security Council’s open discussion on the “Status in the Middle East, […]

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