Saudi ambassador to US reasserts the Kingdom’s support for Afghani people

Prince Khalid bin Salman, has reiterated King Salman’ stance towards the welcoming news of the ceasefire between the Afghan government and Taliban. (Screengrab)

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States, Prince Khalid bin Salman, has reiterated on Thursday King Salman’ stance towards the welcoming news of the ceasefire agreed upon between the Afghan government and Taliban during the recent Eid al-Fitr holidays.

In a series of tweets on Thursday, Prince Khalid bin Salman emphasized the role the Kingdom is undertaking to foster peace in the region.

He added that Saudi Arabia will continue to support peace and political reconciliation which serves the interest of the Afghani people.

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Washington emphasized the Kingdom’s role in achieving peace and stability in the region and the world and to combat terrorism, extremism and violence.

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has said on Wednesday that he was closely following with great interest the recent ceasefire agreed upon between the Afghan government and Taliban during the recent Eid al-Fitr holidays, and expressed his wishes for the truce to continue for a longer period of time.

“The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, may God protect him, has followed with great interest the truce reached by the Afghan government and Taliban movement during the days of Eid El Fitr, expressing - may God support him - his pleasure over this blessed step and his support for it, hoping that it will be renewed and built upon for a longer period so that all parties can work together to achieve peace for the Afghan people,” the statement said.

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