The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet’s session held at Al-Yamamah Palace on Tuesday.
At the outset of the session, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques briefed the Cabinet on the contents of the telephone call received from King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the results of his talks with President Halimah Yacob of the Republic of Singapore to enhance cooperation between the two countries in all fields. The King also briefed the Cabinet on the contents of the message received from Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait.
The Cabinet renewed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s welcoming of the signing of the Riyadh Agreement between the Yemeni Government and the Transitional Council, under the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense. It also welcomed the Kingdom’s emphasis on continuing all efforts to support the Republic of Yemen to achieve its security and stability, appreciating the keenness of Yemeni parties to uphold the interest of Yemen and achieve the aspirations of its people.
The Cabinet reviewed the emphasis by HRH Crown Prince on the Kingdom’s keenness to support the Yemeni people since the beginning of the crisis, in response to the request of its legitimate leadership, seek a political solution to the crisis according to the three references, and stop foreign interference in Yemen that seeks to impose a new reality by force of arms, overthrow its legitimacy and threaten the security of the region and its waterways vital to the world.
Minister of Media Turki bin Abdullah Al-Shabanah said, following the session, in a statement to the Saudi Press Agency that the Cabinet expressed its appreciation for international and Arab repercussions of the signing of Riyadh Agreement, which included praising and congratulating the signing of the Riyadh Agreement, and appreciating efforts made to reach it among the Yemeni parties, as a pivotal step in the way of ending the Yemeni crisis and strengthening its unity and prosperity.