Foreign Minister Holds Meeting with UK Foreign Secretary

Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah held a meeting Thursday with United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary David Cameron in the British capital, London. The Saudi Ambassador to the UK, Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, attended the meeting.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed bilateral relations and ways to develop them in various fields. They also discussed the developments in the Gaza Strip and its surroundings and the importance of taking all necessary steps to stop the fighting and ensure that violence does not escalate in order to achieve full protection for civilians.
Prince Faisal emphasized during the meeting that the international community, especially the permanent members of the Security Council, including the UK, fulfill their responsibilities towards intensifying efforts aimed at a ceasefire and ensure the provision of relief corridors for the urgent delivery of humanitarian food and medical aid to the Gaza Strip. In addition, Prince Faisal focused on creating conditions for the return of stability and the restoration of a comprehensive and just peace process that guarantees the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people.
Cameron held a lunch banquet in honor of Prince Faisal and his accompanying delegation.
The meeting and the lunch banquet were attended by the Director General of the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulrahman Al-Dawood.

By Dr Naif M Alotaibi