Cairo, September 7
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman advised US President Donald Trump in a telephone name on Sunday that the dominion was keen to realize a good and everlasting resolution to the Palestinian concern, which he stated was the principle place to begin of the dominion’s proposed Arab Peace Initiative, the state information company reported.
The leaders spoke by telephone following a historic US brokered accord final month below which the United Arab Emirates agreed to grow to be the third Arab state to normalise ties with Israel after Egypt and Jordan.
King Salman advised Trump he appreciated US efforts to help peace and that Saudi Arabia needed to see a good and everlasting resolution to the Palestinian concern primarily based on the Arab Peace Initiative proposed by the dominion in 2002.
Under the proposal, Arab nations have provided Israel normalised ties in return for a statehood cope with the Palestinians and full Israeli withdrawal from territory captured within the 1967 Middle East struggle.
Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam and web site of its holiest shrines, doesn’t recognise Israel.
However, this month the dominion stated it might permit flights between UAE and Israel, together with by Israeli airliners, to make use of its airspace.
White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner has stated he hopes one other Arab nation normalizes ties with inside months.
No different Arab state has stated up to now it’s contemplating following the UAE.
King Salman’s son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and Kushner mentioned the necessity for the Palestinians and the Israelis to renew negotiations and attain a long-lasting peace after Kushner visited the UAE final month.
The UAE-Israel deal was met by overwhelming Palestinian opposition. Reuters