Saudi Crown Prince meets with UN Security Council’s Big Five

The crown prince reaffirmed Saudi Arabia’s commitment to the Charter of the United Nations. (Supplied)

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with the permanent Security Council representatives to the United Nations in New York on Friday.

Representing the five permanent countries of the UN's Security Council were French ambassador François Delattre, US ambassador Nikki Haley, Russian ambassador Vasily Nebenzya, Chinese ambassador Ma Zhaoxu and UK ambassador Jonathan Allen.

During the meeting, the crown prince and the ambassadors discussed the current situation in the Middle East, focusing on the escalating state in Yemen and the Iran-backed Houthi militia’s violations.

The crown prince stressed that the Security Council should take the lead on the matter. He also noted the importance of respecting international treaties and conventions, international laws and UN agreements.

The crown prince also reaffirmed Saudi Arabia’s commitment to the Charter of the United Nations and the vast cooperation between them.
 

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