An Israeli newspaper praised the recent statements of Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan, after his meeting with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, considering them to be praising Israel.
According to the Israel Today newspaper, the Saudi foreign minister surprised the whole world by praising Israel from Washington and in front of everyone, saying: “Israel has contributed to peace and stability in the region,” according to the Israeli newspaper.
She said, “But Bin Farhan added, “The Palestinian issue must be addressed,” stressing that “not every day a great Saudi praises Israel in front of everyone, and not every day that happens in Washington.”
The newspaper quoted Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan as saying: “At the same time, we are convinced that the only way to achieve lasting stability is to address the Palestinian issue and the issue of the Palestinian state… with Jerusalem as its capital with honor and sovereignty.”
Prince Faisal bin Farhan, the Saudi Foreign Minister, held a press conference in Washington during his visit to the United States, in which he talked about many issues, including regional developments.
Bin Farhan devoted a large part of his statements to the Iranian issue, describing the talks between his country and Iran as serious, but at the same time he stressed that they had not made sufficient progress.