(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency)
Foreign Minister Al-Jubeir appreciated France's stance towards targeting Riyadh City with a ballistic missile launched by Houthi militia with the support of Hezbollah. He also appreciated France's stance towards supporting Lebanon as well as stability in Syria, in addition to seeking a solution in Yemen based on UN Security Council Resolution No. 2216, Gulf initiative and the outcomes of the national dialogue.
For his part, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that his visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia comes within the framework of an old and solid partnership, stressing his country's determination to strengthen this partnership in the future.
The French minister highlighted his meeting with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince, as well as the meeting with Foreign Minister Al-Jubeir, stressing that the views of the two countries are identical on several issues. He also stressed France's keenness on the stability and sovereignty of Lebanon.
The French minister pointed out that the humanitarian situation in Yemen was discussed in addition to the measures that must be taken to deliver humanitarian aid to the Yemeni people. He also pointed out that regional crises were reviewed and efforts to contribute to resolving them were discussed, especially the situation in Syria and Iraq.
He also said that Iran's role and actions were addressed, especially its interference in regional crises and its ballistic program.
19:47 LOCAL TIME 16:47 GMT