Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan has arrived in Damascus, the capital of Syria, on an official visit, where he met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
According to the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prince Faisal bin Farhan was received by Syrian Minister of Presidential Affairs Mansour Fazlullah Azzam upon his arrival at Damascus International Airport on Tuesday.
The statement of the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that “Prince Faisal bin Farhan’s visit shows the Kingdom’s interest in a political solution to the Syrian problem.”
According to the statement, “Saudi Arabia is interested in the unity, security, stability, and Arab identity of Syria.”
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prince Faisal bin Farhan met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, during which he stressed the politicisation of the Syrian crisis and the establishment of an environment in which aid reaches all parts of Syria.
It should be noted that last week the Saudi Foreign Minister and his Syrian counterpart, Faisal al-Maqdad, had a meeting in Jeddah.
A joint statement was issued after the meeting, which said that “negotiations for a settlement in Syria and a political solution to the conflict that preserves the unity of the country were discussed.”
According to the state news agency SPA, the parties welcomed the resumption of air flights and consular services between Syria and Saudi Arabia.
Syria praised Saudi Arabia for its humanitarian aid to earthquake victims and efforts to end the Syrian crisis.
The wish was expressed that there should be a comprehensive political solution to the Syrian crisis that would end all problems. National reconciliation took place. Syria should play an effective role in the Arab League, and its role in the Arab world should be restored.
The statement added that the parties emphasised the importance of countering all forms of terrorism and terrorist organisations and promoting peace, and said that they cooperated fully with each other in countering drug trafficking and business. will go.’