May 26, 2024

Moon Desk: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Wednesday, the Saudi Press Agency said.

The pair discussed the ongoing military escalation in Gaza and its surrounding areas.

The crown prince reiterated that the Kingdom is exerting all possible efforts in communicating with all international and regional parties to halt the escalation.

He stressed Saudi Arabia’s position rejecting targeting of civilians and taking innocent lives, emphasizing the need to take into account the principles of international humanitarian law, noting the grave concern about the seriousness of the humanitarian conditions in Gaza Strip.

The crown prince stressed Kingdom’s firm position towards supporting the Palestinian cause and efforts aimed at achieving a comprehensive and just peace that guarantees the Palestinian people’s legitimate rights.

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also discussed the situation in Gaza with French President Emmanuel Macron, the Saudi Press Agency said Thursday.

The crown prince stressed the need to discuss ways to stop the military operations that claimed the lives of innocent people.

He reiterated the Kingdom’s keenness to work to calm the situation, stop the ongoing escalation, respect international humanitarian law, including lifting the siege on Gaza, and work to create suitable conditions for the return of stability to ensure that the Palestinian people obtain their legitimate rights and achieve just and lasting peace.

The crown prince emphasized the Kingdom’s rejection of targeting civilians in any way or disrupting infrastructure and vital interests that affect their daily lives.

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