TE24 International Desk:
RIYADH – Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan on Wednesday said Gulf countries are united on their position on the crisis in Ukraine.
Talking during a joint clerical gathering of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Russia in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, Prince Faisal said the coalition’s situation on Iran was likewise joined by its call to comply with worldwide regulation.
The clerical chamber confirmed its help for intercession endeavors to determine the emergency among Russia and Ukraine and a truce, it said in a joint explanation following the gathering.
It also expressed its support for all efforts to facilitate the export of grain and all food and humanitarian supplies from Ukraine to provide food security for affected countries.
Prince Faisal also said that the GCC is keen to support all efforts to reach a just political solution in Yemen.
The council called on countries to classify Yemen’s Houthi militia as a terrorist group, impose arms embargoes on them, and to confront the dangerous spread of missile and drone technology used by non-governmental extremist parties in Yemen and elsewhere.
GCC foreign ministers stressed the need for Iran nuclear negotiations to address its destabilizing behavior in the region, it sponsorship of terrorism, its missile program, and the safety of international navigation and oil installations.
The ministers also said they rejected Iran’s continued occupation of the three UAE islands, stressing support for the Emirates’ sovereignty over its territorial waters and airspace.
They likewise censured the death of Palestinian columnist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli occupation powers, and approached the global local area to open an examination and consider the culprits responsible.
The pastors invited an EU explanation last month sentencing Israel’s arrangements to assemble 4,400 settlement units in the West Bank, and approached Israeli specialists to end such measures that disregard global regulations and compromise possibilities for harmony.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the GCC nations grasp the idea of the contention between his nation and the West, adding: “Our accomplices in the Gulf have affirmed that they won’t join the authorizations against Russia.”
He added that there are takes a chance with that a third nation could become associated with the Ukraine struggle because of provisions of rocket launchers.
He called for Syria to get back to its enrollment status in the Arab League, and said Russia upholds the new Yemeni Presidential Council and the ongoing détente, which it expectations will be expanded.