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Prince Faisal, Griffiths discuss humanitarian situation in Afghanistan

ICRC chief lauds Saudi Arabia’s efforts

September 21, 2021
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan met UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths on the sidelines of the 76th annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan met UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths on the sidelines of the 76th annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.



Saudi Gazette report

NEW YORK —
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan met UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths on the sidelines of the 76th annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Griffiths updated the Saudi foreign minister about his recent visit to Afghanistan and they discussed the need to prevent a humanitarian crisis in the country.

They also discussed a number of issues of common concern.

Prince Faisal also met with the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer on Tuesday. They discussed the relief and humanitarian efforts of the International Committee.

Maurer appreciated the Kingdom's constant support for humanitarian and relief works in various countries.

In another meeting, Prince Faisal discussed bilateral relations with Vietnam's Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and ways to enhance them.

The meetings was attended by Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States, Princess Rima bint Bandar bin Sultan, and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for International Affairs Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Rasi.


September 21, 2021
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