Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, made a phone call with President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
During the telephone conversation, the two leaders discussed the latest developments in the Palestinian territories, especially the ongoing Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip. They agreed on the necessity to intensify international and regional efforts to halt the escalation in Gaza and its surroundings and prevent its expansion in the region.
HRH the Crown Prince emphasized that the Kingdom stands by the Palestinian people to achieve their legitimate rights, realize hopes and aspirations, and establish a just and lasting peace. He also expressed his appreciation for Egypt’s efforts to mediate a ceasefire between the Palestinian factions and Israel.
President El-Sisi affirmed Egypt’s keenness to coordinate with Saudi Arabia on all issues of common interest, especially those related to the security and stability of the Arab world. He also praised Saudi Arabia’s support for Egypt’s role in defending the rights of the Palestinian people and restoring calm in Gaza.
The two leaders also exchanged views on various regional and international issues of mutual concern and expressed their determination to strengthen the strategic partnership between their countries.
The international community has called for an immediate end to the violence and a resumption of negotiations to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict based on the two-state solution. However, Israel has rejected any ceasefire proposals and vowed to continue its military operation until it achieves its objectives.