2005 News Story

Prince Saud addresses Council on Foreign Relations in New York

Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal, in remarks to the Council on Foreign Relations in New York today, described Israel’s withdrawal from Gaza as a positive move in the right direction, and called for a comprehensive plan for Israeli withdrawal from other occupied territories. Prince Saud also urged the United States to make the immediate resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict a priority.

On terrorism, Prince Saud reiterated Saudi Arabia’s call for the establishment of an International Counter-terrorism Center.

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