The Council of Foreign Ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will hold its 138th session at the GCC headquarters in Riyadh on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the current session of the Ministerial Council Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh today Ethiopian President Dr. Mulatu Teshome. They discussed bilateral relations, ways of developing them and the latest developments in the region.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh today the Special Representative of European Union for Middle East Peace Process, Fernando Gentilini. During the reception, they reviewed the latest developments in the Middle East and efforts being exerted towards them.
The Foreign Ministry today expressed the Kingdom's strong condemnation of the terrorist attack which targeted military and civilian facilities in the city of Bin Guerdane in Tunisia on Monday, which resulted in killing a number of civilians and military personnel.
The foreign ministry renewed the Kingdom's full solidarity with Tunisia in confronting and eradicating terrorism in all its forms and offered condolences to the families of the victims, government and people of Tunisia.
Spokesman of Coalition Forces Brig. Gen. Ahmed Al-Asiri said that North Thunder military drill is currently being held in Hafr-Al-Batin in northern Saudi Arabia; where 20 Arab and Islamic countries are participating in order to ensure the readiness of their armed forces. The drill is led by Saudi Arabia.
“The drill includes helicopters and fighter jets targeting areas where ground forces engage with terrorist elements, in addition to saving members of the joint forces trapped in hostile areas, and clearing all enemy areas," Brig. Gen. Al-Asiri said.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet's session at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh this afternoon.
At the outset of the session, King Salman briefed the Cabinet on the outcomes of his talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammad Najib Abdulrazzak, confirming deep bilateral relations between the two countries.
The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRELIEF), the Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) signed an executive program today to provide support for the Yemen Red Crescent Society (YRCS). Under the agreement, KSRELIEF will provide ambulances and support health centers operated by YRCS in all provinces in Yemen.
At the conclusion of the official visit by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Nail bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Saudi Arabia and France issued the following joint communiqué today:
A joint communiqué on the occasion of the visit of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Deputy Premier and Interior Minister of the Republic of France, was announced here today, as follows:
French President Francois Hollande today presented Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister of Interiorwith the National Order of Legion for his regional and international efforts to combat extremism and terrorism.
Following the presentation, President Hollande and Crown Prince Mohammed held bilateral talks.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir met in Paris today with his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault. The meeting discussed bilateral relations and coordinating bilateral stances towards world issues. The talks focused on Syria, Iran, Yemen and the situation in Lebanon, as well as the peace process related to the Palestinian issue.