Cab­i­net backs uni­fied Arab ap­proach to se­cu­rity


It also stressed elim­i­nat­ing the causes of se­cu­rity threats and ad­dress­ing their ef­fects, es­pe­cially the chal­lenges as­so­ci­ated with in­tel­lec­tual se­cu­rity and com­bat­ing ex­trem­ism through so­cial me­dia and web­sites.

Chaired by King Sal­man at Al-Ya­mamah Palace on Tues­day, the Cab­i­net re­viewed the 149th ses­sion of the Coun­cil of the Arab League at the level of Arab for­eign min­is­ters in Cairo, com­mend­ing the de­ci­sions of the ses­sion on var­i­ous is­sues and events in the Arab arena.

The Cab­i­net reaf­firmed the King­dom’s con­dem­na­tion of the con­tin­u­ing fight­ing, ran­dom bom­bard­ing and hu­man rights vi­o­la­tions in East­ern Ghouta.

It also con­demned the dis­place­ment of civil­ians and de­te­ri­o­ra­tion of the hu­man­i­tar­ian sit­u­a­tion, ex­press­ing the King­dom’s re­gret over the fail­ure to im­ple­ment Se­cu­rity Coun­cil Res­o­lu­tion No. 2401, which called on all par­ties to ob­serve a cease-fire for 30 days, and the de­liv­ery of hu­man­i­tar­ian aid to the needy, stress­ing that the so­lu­tion to the Syr­ian cri­sis should be po­lit­i­cal in ac­cor­dance with the prin­ci­ples of the Geneva Dec­la­ra­tion 1 and the Se­cu­rity Coun­cil res­o­lu­tion No. 2254.

The Cab­i­net was briefed on the out­comes of talks held by Crown Prince Mo­hammed bin Sal­man dur­ing his vis­its to Egypt and the UK.

The Cab­i­net af­firmed that the dis­cus­sions by the crown prince and the del­e­ga­tion on bi­lat­eral co­op­er­a­tion and the sign­ing of agree­ments and mem­o­ran­dums of un­der­stand­ing, em­bod­ied the deep re­la­tions be­tween Saudi Ara­bia and the two coun­tries. It would con­trib­ute to strength­en­ing re­la­tions and en­hance se­cu­rity and sta­bil­ity both re­gion­ally and in­ter­na­tion­ally.

The Cab­i­net com­mended the joint state­ment is­sued at the

RIYADH: The Saudi Cab­i­net has wel­comed the rec­om­men­da­tions of the 35th ses­sion of the Arab In­te­rior Min­is­ters Coun­cil in Al­ge­ria and its re­it­er­a­tion of the im­por­tance of a uni­fied ap­proach to con­fronting se­cu­rity threats.

con­clu­sion of the visit to Egypt and the talks that dealt with co­op­er­a­tion be­tween the coun­tries in the po­lit­i­cal, se­cu­rity, mil­i­tary, cul­tural, ed­u­ca­tional, com­mer­cial, in­vest­ment and tourism fields.

The Cab­i­net com­mended the

launch of the Saudi-Bri­tish Strate­gic Part­ner­ship Coun­cil as a mech­a­nism for di­a­logue to en­hance the bi­lat­eral re­la­tion­ship, in­clud­ing on the econ­omy, de­fense, se­cu­rity, hu­man­i­tar­ian aid, and re­gional and in­ter­na­tional is­sues.

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