Saudi, Chinese FMs discuss Gaza crisis

Riyadh, The Gulf Observer: The Saudi foreign minister and his Chinese counterpart held talks over the phone on Friday, the Kingdom’s foreign ministry said.

During their call, Prince Faisal bin Farhan thanked Wang Yi for China’s support for the UN resolution issued last Friday, which called for an immediate cease-fire in the Gaza Strip and for an urgent humanitarian truce amid Israel’s war with Hamas.

According to the foreign ministry, Prince Faisal and Wang discussed the ongoing situation in the Palestinian enclave and the increasing threat to life of civilians.

They also agreed on the need for the international community to fulfil its responsibility to bring an end to all military action in Gaza and return the two sides to a path of just and comprehensive peace, the ministry said.

Prince Faisal and Wang also discussed Saudi-Chinese relations, the ministry added.