Saudi Foreign Minister and EU High Representative Discuss Gaza Developments at Manama Dialogue 2023

MANAMA: In a significant diplomatic engagement, Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah of Saudi Arabia met with Josep Borrell, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. This meeting took place on the sidelines of the Manama Dialogue 2023 in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

According to r Saudi Press Agency, During the meeting, the officials discussed the ongoing developments in the Gaza Strip. Prince Faisal expressed the Kingdom's strong objection to the continued military escalation and violations by Israeli occupation forces against Palestinian civilians. He emphasized the need to halt the escalation and the forced displacement of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.

Furthermore, Prince Faisal stressed the necessity of establishing urgent humanitarian corridors to deliver relief to children, women, and civilians in Gaza. He called on the international community to take a firm stance against the violations of international humanitarian law by Israeli forces in Gaza. The meeting, also attended by Chargé d'Affaires of the Saudi Embassy to Bahrain Saleh bin Falah Al-Otaibi, underscores the Kingdom's active role in addressing regional conflicts and humanitarian crises.