Riyadh, The Gulf Observer: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, met in Riyadh on Sunday with the US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken to discuss the current military escalation in Gaza.
During the meeting, the crown prince stressed the need to discuss ways to stop the military operations that claimed the lives of innocent people.
The crown prince stressed the Kingdom’s endeavor to calm the situation, stop the current escalation, and respect international humanitarian law, including lifting the siege on Gaza, and work to create conditions for the return of stability and restoration.
The crown prince said that Saudi Arabia called for a peace path to ensure that the Palestinian people obtain their legitimate rights and achieve just and lasting peace.
Mohammed bin Salman stressed the Kingdom’s refusal to target civilians in any way or disrupt infrastructure and vital interests that affect their daily lives.
The meeting was attended by Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the US, and Prince Faisal bin Farhan, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The US Ambassador to the Kingdom, Michael Ratney, was also present at the meeting, as well as the Advisor to the US State Department, Dirk Schulet, the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Barbara Leaf, and the Vice President Responsible for Policy at the State Department, Tom Sullivan.