Saudi Arabia says it stands by Palestinians, supports efforts for just solution

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia December 20, 2017. Palestinian President Office (PPO)/Handout via REUTERS

CAIRO (RAHNUMA) Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it stands by the Palestinian people and supports all efforts aimed at reaching a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue, according to a cabinet statement.

“The cabinet notes that the Kingdom stands by the Palestinian people and supports all efforts aimed at reaching a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue that enables the Palestinian people to establish their independent Palestinian state on the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital, in accordance with international legitimacy decisions and the Arab Peace Initiative,” the statement said.

Earlier on Tuesday, the UAE and Bahrain signed normalization agreements with Israel at the White House in Washington.

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