Saudi Foreign Minister Meets UN Special Envoy for Syria to Discuss Political Solution


New York – Prince Faisal bin Farhan, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, held a meeting on Sunday with the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, to discuss the latest developments regarding the political solution to the Syrian crisis. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 78th UN General Assembly in New York City, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

The discussions between Prince Faisal and Pedersen focused on the efforts made by Saudi Arabia and the United Nations to find a political resolution to the ongoing Syrian crisis. They also reviewed the outcomes of the Arab Summit that was recently held in Jeddah.

Prince Faisal reiterated Saudi Arabia’s commitment to exerting all possible efforts to achieve a political solution to the Syrian crisis. The Kingdom emphasized the importance of preserving Syria’s unity, security, stability, and its affiliation with the Arab League. The ultimate goal is to bring progress and prosperity to the Syrian people, who have endured years of conflict.

In a separate meeting, the Saudi Foreign Minister also met with his Uzbek counterpart, Bakhtiyor Saidov. The two officials discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations and strengthen cooperation on various fronts. They explored opportunities for consolidating both bilateral and multilateral efforts, while also addressing the latest developments in the region.

Saudi Arabia continues to play an active role in promoting peace and stability in the Middle East. The Kingdom’s engagement with international partners, such as the United Nations and regional counterparts like Uzbekistan, underscores its commitment to finding diplomatic solutions to regional challenges.

As the Syrian crisis persists, Saudi Arabia remains dedicated to supporting initiatives aimed at achieving a lasting political settlement. The discussions between Prince Faisal and the UN Special Envoy for Syria reflect the Kingdom’s ongoing efforts to contribute to a peaceful resolution that brings an end to the suffering of the Syrian people and paves the way for a brighter future.

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