2001 Public Statement

Official statement on Sri Lankan situation
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement following the meeting in Riyadh between Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal and the Foreign Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Lakshman Qadir Jamar, during which the bloody dispute in his country was discussed:

"The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia declares its condemnation of all forms of terrorism in any part of the world, and welcomes the ongoing international efforts for ending the dispute in Sri Lanka. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia believes that the best way for reaching a settlement of the dispute comes through dialogue and negotiations "