Jakarta (Indonesia Window) – Saudi Arabia will open its embassy in Qatar’s capital city of Doha within days, after completing the necessary procedures, Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan said in a joint press conference on Saturday with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi in Riyadh.
The statement was made following Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signing of the Al-Ula declaration at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit on January 5, 2021, Arab News reported.
During the meeting, the Saudi minister repeated the need to reach a comprehensive solution to the Palestinian conflict.
Meanwhile, Safadi said the relationship with Saudi Arabia was historical and strategic, adding that Jordan appreciated the kingdom’s continued support to the country in facing economic challenges.
The minister also condemned the Houthi militia’s attempts to attack Saudi Arabia, asserting his rejection of Iran’s interference in the region’s affairs.
He added that Jordan agreed with Saudi Arabia in promoting joint action to face current challenges.
“We are working to develop our relationship with the GCC on the security, political and economic levels,” Jordanian Foreign Minister Safadi said.
He added that peace was an Arab strategic choice, saying that Jordan looked forward to working with the new U.S. administration.
Reporting by Indonesia Window