Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman reaffirmed Saudi Arabia’s unwavering support for the Palestinian people’s legitimate rights during a phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday.
The leaders engaged in a comprehensive dialogue, addressing the military escalation in Gaza and its adjacent areas. They expressed deep concern over the deteriorating situation, recognizing the threat it poses to civilian lives and regional security and stability.
Following a series of diplomatic discussions, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman underscored the Kingdom’s proactive efforts to collaborate with international and regional stakeholders, aiming to bring a swift end to the ongoing escalation and prevent its further proliferation in the region. He emphasized the significance of upholding international humanitarian law and refraining from targeting civilians.
Moreover, the Crown Prince reiterated Saudi Arabia’s commitment to stand by the Palestinian people in their pursuit of legitimate rights, including a dignified life, the realization of their hopes and aspirations, and a just and lasting peace.
President Mahmoud Abbas expressed heartfelt gratitude to the Kingdom’s leadership, acknowledging its steadfast stance and dedicated efforts in supporting the Palestinian people and their just causes.
In a separate conversation, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and King Abdullah bin Al-Hussein of Jordan delved into the escalating situation in Gaza, reiterating concerns about its impact on civilian lives and regional stability.
Additionally, in talks with President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt, the leaders concurred on the imperative to intensify both international and regional efforts to halt the escalation in Gaza and its surroundings, emphasizing the need to prevent its proliferation in the broader region.