US, Saudi top diplomats discuss Sudan, Yemen, Gaza Crisis

    WORLD  18 June 2024 - 10:13

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud held a significant discussion on June 17, addressing pressing international issues including the ongoing conflicts in Sudan, Yemen, and Gaza.

    The conversation underscored the urgent need for collective international action to mitigate humanitarian crises and achieve lasting peace in these regions, Caliber.Az  reports citing the US Department of State's website.

    According to a statement by Spokesperson Matthew Miller, Secretary Blinken expressed his "grave concern about the recent Houthi detentions of UN, diplomatic, and NGO staff, as well as their continued reckless attacks in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden." This reflects ongoing US apprehensions over the destabilizing actions of the Houthi rebels, which have heightened tensions and disrupted international maritime activities.

    The two leaders also focused on the dire situation in Sudan. Blinken and Prince Faisal emphasized the necessity for international cooperation to end the war in Sudan, which is currently experiencing the world's largest humanitarian crisis. "They discussed the urgent need for collective international action to end the war in Sudan and prevent famine and further atrocity," Miller stated.

    The conversation further addressed the conflict in Gaza, with both officials underscoring efforts to secure a ceasefire, release hostages, and increase humanitarian aid. Blinken highlighted the importance of these measures for a sustainable post-conflict recovery. "The Secretary and the Foreign Minister addressed the ongoing efforts to achieve an enduring ceasefire in Gaza, secure the release of all hostages, and facilitate a surge in humanitarian assistance throughout Gaza," the spokesperson added.

    Secretary Blinken expressed gratitude for Saudi Arabia's continuous humanitarian support to Gaza, acknowledging the kingdom's role in alleviating the suffering of the Palestinian people. "The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Saudi Arabia’s continued delivery of humanitarian assistance to the people in Gaza," Miller conveyed.

    Caliber.Az

    Subscribe to our Telegram channel


Read also

US deploys strategic bombers to Romania for enhanced NATO integration

22 July 2024 - 17:55

US, Japanese, South Korean ministers to discuss growing threats from North Korea

22 July 2024 - 17:41

Lithuanian president appoints new prime minister Instructs to form government

22 July 2024 - 17:08

Israel confirms deaths of hostages held by Hamas PHOTO

22 July 2024 - 18:10

Kremlin: NATO military expansion poses threat to Russia

22 July 2024 - 15:17

New Caledonia: Kanaks to continue struggle for independence Article by The Diplomat

22 July 2024 - 14:46
ADVERTS
Video
Latest news

    Israel confirms deaths of hostages held by Hamas

    PHOTO

    22 July 2024 - 18:10

    Trump’s vice-presidential pick Vance stirs alarm in Europe

    What’s behind the panic?

    22 July 2024 - 18:05

    US deploys strategic bombers to Romania for enhanced NATO integration

    22 July 2024 - 17:55

    US, Japanese, South Korean ministers to discuss growing threats from North Korea

    22 July 2024 - 17:41

    Five presidents, 10 Speakers to attend Iran president-elect's inauguration

    22 July 2024 - 17:37

    Trump vs. Biden: Accelerating or freezing the Ukraine conflict?

    In the footsteps of a real strategy

    22 July 2024 - 17:34

    Iranian leader accuses nations that impose sanctions under false pretenses

    PHOTO

    22 July 2024 - 17:23

    Lithuanian president appoints new prime minister

    Instructs to form government

    22 July 2024 - 17:08

    Azerbaijan’s strategic pivot: Analyzing the impact of new alliance with China

    Baku’s shifting ties: A challenge to Western influence?

    22 July 2024 - 16:54

    Economic impacts of new immigration restrictions

    Caliber.Az on YouTube

    22 July 2024 - 16:45

    US and EU attempt to maintain influence over Armenia through grants, says analyst

    22 July 2024 - 16:40

    Türkiye continues to eliminate terrorists in Syria, Iraq

    VIDEO

    22 July 2024 - 16:27

    Azerbaijani Air Force pilots honing combat skills

    Sky training success/VIDEO

    22 July 2024 - 16:12

    Azerbaijan clears over 1,600 ha of mines, explosive ordnance in liberated lands

    Weekly data

    22 July 2024 - 15:59

    Armenia playing role of pawn in someone else’s game

    Obvious hypocrisy of Yerevan and its patrons

    22 July 2024 - 15:45

    Unpacking Türkiye’s role in Africa

    New partner vs old enmity

    22 July 2024 - 15:31

    Kremlin: NATO military expansion poses threat to Russia

    22 July 2024 - 15:17

    MP: Armenia's state debt exceeds $12 billion

    22 July 2024 - 15:03

    "Insult to American intellect"

    Analyst on democrats’ denial of Biden's health concerns

    22 July 2024 - 14:48

    New Caledonia: Kanaks to continue struggle for independence

    Article by The Diplomat

    22 July 2024 - 14:46

    Western Azerbaijan Community Spokesperson highlights historical injustices

    In webinar with US Global Policy Institute

    22 July 2024 - 14:33

    Baku Initiative Group pledges support to Dutch colonies

    22 July 2024 - 14:18

    Russian pundit: West trying to interfere in South Caucasus affairs through Armenia

    22 July 2024 - 14:03

    German diplomats brace for potential Trump return as Biden bows out of 2024 race

    22 July 2024 - 13:49

    Georgian chairman claims EU funds hidden in opposition support

    22 July 2024 - 13:35

    Armenia receives €10-million defence aid from EU

    22 July 2024 - 13:22

    Russian engineers develop pocket-sized drone suppressor

    22 July 2024 - 13:10

    CEC: Over 1,000 hopefuls keen to join parliamentary race in Azerbaijan

    22 July 2024 - 12:58

    Iranian, Russian navies launch major Caspian Sea drills

    22 July 2024 - 12:46

    Philippines, China reach agreement to ease tensions at disputed shoal

    22 July 2024 - 12:34

    North Ossetia enforces restrictions as over 2,000 trucks wait to cross Russian-Georgian border

    22 July 2024 - 12:21

    Western Azerbaijan Community calls on Armenia to adhere to international law

    22 July 2024 - 12:09

    Harris campaign shatters fundraising records with $47 million surge after Biden’s withdrawal

    22 July 2024 - 11:57

    Armenian political stability at risk due to Biden dependency, says analyst

    22 July 2024 - 11:45

    US, UK launch airstrikes on Yemen's province

    22 July 2024 - 11:33

    Gas explosion rocks alcoholic beverages store in Russia’s Krasnodar

    22 July 2024 - 11:20

    Microsoft releases recovery tool to address CrowdStrike-induced IT crash

    22 July 2024 - 11:08

    NATO puts 500,000 military personnel on high alert amid rising tensions with Russia

    22 July 2024 - 10:56

    Biden pulls out of presidential race after analyzing poll data and party support

    22 July 2024 - 10:44

    US CENTCOM destroys Houthi unmanned boats in Red Sea

    22 July 2024 - 10:32

All news