Riyadh, 25 January 2022 (TDI): The Saudi Foreign Minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan received Foreign Minister of Thailand, Don PramudwinaiThis visit comes on the sidelines of the official visit of the Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Thailand, General Prayut Chan-o-cha to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Earlier that day, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia received the Thai Prime Minister and Minister of Defense. Subsequently, a joint statement was issued on the official visit of the Thai Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha to Saudi Arabia. Here are some of the points the joint statement addresses:

The Prime Minister of Thailand congratulated the Kingdom of Saudi through the Saudi Foreign Minister for its success in organizing the G20 summit meetings.

In addition to the positive decisions that resulted in all economic, development, environmental, health, and energy fields. In this regard, the two sides reviewed all regional and international issues. Furthermore, they discussed ways to strengthen relations between the two countries in all fields.

The two sides affirmed the keenness of the two countries to end all outstanding issues and restore relations to normal. Also, on working to strengthen friendship ties between the two countries through the Saudi Foreign Minister, and open a new page in relations.

The Prime Minister of Thailand expressed his sincerity regarding the tragic events that occurred in Thailand between 1989 and 1990. The Thai Prime Minister also stressed the commitment to protect members of the Kingdom’s mission to Thailand.

This statement comes in accordance with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. Nonetheless, The two sides agreed on important steps that will enhance bilateral relations, including, the appointment of ambassadors in the capital of the two countries in the near future, establishing a consultative mechanism to strengthen bilateral cooperation, and intensifying communication in the coming months to discuss bilateral cooperation in key strategic areas. 

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