Iran and Saudi Arabia Discuss Israel-Hamas War
Crown Prince bin Salman Holds a Conference Call With Iranian President Raisi
In a significant development, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) held their first-ever telephone conversation late on Wednesday, October 11, the Saudi Press Agency reported, as was cited by Zero Hedge.
The primary topic of discussion was the urgent need to end war crimes against Palestine.
Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reports, MBS emphasized the necessity of adhering to the principles of international humanitarian law. He expressed deep concern for the dire humanitarian situation in Gaza and the impact it has on civilians. Furthermore, MBS reaffirmed the kingdom's stance against targeting civilians in any way and denounced the loss of innocent lives.
MBS reiterated his support for the Palestinian cause and efforts aimed at achieving comprehensive and fair peace that guarantees the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people. This conversation highlights the crown prince's commitment to resolving the ongoing conflict and bringing stability to the region.
Mohammad Jamshidi, political advisor to the Iranian president, revealed that the crown prince warned against the consequences of failing to recognize Palestinian rights. He emphasized that Riyadh and Tehran wish to cooperate in swiftly putting an end to the conflict within Palestine. The call for unity and collaboration underscores the urgency of the situation and the shared responsibility of regional powers in finding a sustainable solution.
Raisi, on his part, highlighted his view the issue of Palestine cannot be resolved without granting the Palestinians their full rights. He attributed the current situation in Palestine to repeated miscalculations by Western countries, primarily led by the United States.