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Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chairing a Cabinet’s session. SPA

Riyadh-The Saudi Cabinet stressed the decisions issued within the 147th session of the Council of Arab Foreign Ministers, confirming the full commitment and adherence to the Arab Peace initiative.

The Cabinet appreciated the full commitment of the ministers to the Arab peace initiative and the need to empower the Palestinian people to achieve their rights.

On developments in Islamic and Arab countries, the Cabinet appreciated resolutions issued regarding the role of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition in support of legitimacy in Yemen, the resumption of the peace process, ending the war and restoring the Yemeni state.

The Cabinet also praised resolutions regarding the role of the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works in providing aid to the Yemeni people.

This came within the session that was held in Riyadh on Monday at al-Yamamah Palace under the chairmanship of Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz.

The Cabinet noted that Arab foreign ministers condemned unilateral measures taken by rebels in Yemen, their violations against the Yemeni people and the continued Iranian intervention.

The Cabinet reiterated the Kingdom’s condemnation to the terrorist attack that took place at the military hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan and the attack that targeted a military base in Mali.

At the outset of the meeting, the Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques briefed the Cabinet on the contents of the message sent by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al Sabah.

The Crown Prince also briefed them on the contents of the telephone call the monarch received from President Joko Widodo of Indonesia, and a meeting at his guest residence in Indonesia with Indonesian foreign minister, as well as his talks with foreign minister of New Zealand.