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Saudi, UK Foreign Ministers meet at Munich Security Conference 2024


Riyadh, 16 February 2024 (TDI): In a recent visit to the Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2024, Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah interacted with UK Foreign Minister David Cameron.

During the dialogue, both parties highlighted bilateral relations and thoroughly discussed strategies for improving them.

Munich Security Conference 2024

Reportedly, the 60th Munich Security Conference 2024, scheduled for February 16-18, 2024, serves as a crucial forum for discussing global security issues.

The Munich Security Conference 2024 will convene over 450 senior decision-makers and interacting leaders worldwide.

According to reports, the event intends to gather heads of state, ministers, and officials from international and nongovernmental organizations.

Additionally, top leaders from business, the media, academia, and civil society will participate to discuss key global security issues.

Discussion on Gaza situation

At the 60th Munich Security Conference 2024, Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Faisal Bin Farhan and UK Foreign Minister David Cameron addressed recent developments in the situation in the Gaza Strip. They also discussed international efforts in this respect.

Furthermore, Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Farhan bin Farhan and UK Foreign Secretary David Cameron met during the Gaza war’s beginning.

Also Read: Saudi Foreign Minister, Secretary Blinken discuss Gaza situation

Prior to this engagement, both leaders addressed Gaza’s situation at the World Economic Forum’s 2024 Annual Meeting in Davos, highlighting their dedication to peace in the region.

On top of that, Faisal bin Farhan met with David Cameron during his visit to London in December 2023, outlining the situation in Gaza and emphasizing the importance of a ceasefire and steps to prevent violence.

Urgent call for international cooperation

During his visit, Minister Farhan emphasized the urgent need for the efforts by international community, particularly the UN Security Council’s permanent members, to step up efforts to achieve a peace agreement.

In addition to this historic development, Abdullah bin Khalid bin Sultan, Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the Federal Republic of Germany, attended this meeting.

Moreover, Walid Al-Smail, Assistant Director General of the Minister’s Office, and Muhammad Al-Yahya, Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, also joined the meeting.

Aqsa Bibi
Aqsa Bibi
Aqsa Bibi is a dedicated undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in International Relations at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) Multan. In addition to her academic interests, she is passionate about understanding global dynamics. She has worked with various organizations sponsored by the US Embassy Islamabad. Her commitment to the field and determination to contribute significantly to international relations is evident in her involvement in initiatives. The writer can be reached at kaqsa064@gmail.com

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