Prince Faisal meets UK’s Raab in London

Both discussed bilateral relations and the latest developments in Palestine..reports Asian Lite News

Saudi Arabian foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan has met UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab in London on Wednesday.

Prince Faisal and Secretary Raab discussed bilateral relations and the latest developments in Palestine, the Arab News reported.

The two officials also discussed strengthening coordination and cooperation on regional and global issues of common interest.

The meeting was attended by Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan, the Kingdom’s ambassador to the UK.

Earlier, UK had welcomed Kingdom’s wide-ranging initiative to bring peace to Yemen and to end the country’s six-year war.

Foreign Secretary Raab had called for a nationwide cease-fire and action to ease humanitarian access restriction.

“The Houthis must now match the steps toward peace and an end to the suffering of the Yemeni people,” said Raab.

The new initiative calls for a nationwide cease-fire supervised by the United Nations, the reopening of Sanaa airport, and new talks to reach a political resolution to the conflict.

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