Saudi King Supports Establishment of Safe Zones in Syria

Riyadh, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud expressed his support for the establishment of safe zones in Syria which US President Donald Trump called for recently.

Speaking while chairing the Cabinet’s session in Riyadh on Monday, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques briefed the Cabinet on the outcomes of the telephone call he received from President Trump on Sunday.

“At the outset of the session, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques briefed the Cabinet on the content of the telephone call he received from President Donald Trump of the United States of America during which they discussed the historical ties and the latest developments in the region and the world, as well as the strategic partnership for the twenty-first century and the importance of enhancing the economic, security and military cooperation with their confirmation on the depth of the strategic relationship between the two countries, and the identical in their views relating the files that have been discussed, including the fight against terrorism, extremism and funding and how to develop appropriate mechanisms for that, in addition to confronting those who seek to undermine security and stability in the region and interfere in the internal affairs of other States, and what has been expressed by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques of support for the establishment of safe zones in Syria, and Trump’s commending and support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030,” said Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

In his statement to SPA after the session, the Minister of Culture and Information Dr Adel Zaid Altoraifi said “the Cabinet condemned the Israeli authorities’ approval to construct hundreds of new settlement units inside the settlements already established in the territories of the occupied Al-Quads, stressing that these actions aimed at the Judaization of large parts of the West Bank, including Al-Quds are contrary to the will of the international community rejecting any changes on the ground and to human rights Act and the UN Charters and standing up against bringing peace and stability in the region”.

Source: Qatar News Agency