Jubeir: Iran and terrorism are two sides of one coin

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Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday in a meeting with Arab League foreign ministers ahead of the 29th Arab summit to be held in Riyadh, that the Palestinian issue is a top priority at the summit.

Jubeir added that his country deplored the announcement of Washington as the capital of Israel.

The Saudi Foreign Minister stressed that terrorism must be dealt with firmly and the sources of its funding should be dried up.

Jubeir noted that there is no peace with the continued Iranian intervention in the region.

He added that Iran and terrorism are two sides of the same coin in the region.

The Saudi minister said that the Houthi militias bear full responsibility for the crisis in Yemen.

On Iraq, he said the kingdom is supporting reconstruction with funds.

Arab League condemns Iranian interference

Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the Arab League, said that the serious crises in the region facilitated foreign interference.

He added that the victory over ISIS must be consolidated by calling for the reconstruction of the affected areas.

Gheit condemned Iranian interference in Bahrain and other Arab countries.

He pointed out that there is an Arab consensus on the unity of Syrian territory, pointing out that a political solution is the best way to resolve the crisis and also stressed the need to maintain the Geneva process to achieve a political solution to the crisis.

Aboul Gheit pointed out that the Houthi militias continue to reject political solutions in Yemen.

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