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MOSCOW, May 24 (Itar-Tass) — Russia and Saudi Arabia stressed the need to contribute to the soonest settlement of key regional problems on the basis of the U.N. Charter, the Foreign Ministry reported on Thursday.
Commenting on the results of the meeting between Russian presidential special envoy for the Middle East, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal on the sidelines of the 3rd ministerial session of the Group of Yemen’s Friends, the ministry said, “During the meeting, the Russian and Saudi Arabian top diplomats discussed the state of and prospects for Russian-Saudi relations and the strengthening of the political dialogue.”
The parties “discussed key issues of the development of the situation in the Middle East and in the Persian Gulf”. “They stressed the need to continue international efforts aimed at contributing to the soonest settlement of key regional problems on the basis of the U.N. Charter and the norms of international law,” the ministry said.