(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said on
Friday that the Kingdom does not believe in polarization or
choosing between one partner and another, trend reports citing
Speaking following the China-Arab and China-Gulf summits held in
Riyadh in the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the FM said
cooperating with a country the size of China will help confront
Noting that the Kingdom is“open to everyone,” Prince Faisal
said Saudi Arabia believes in cooperation“with everyone” to
achieve mutual interests.
“We [have] strategic partnerships with [many] countries
including the US, India and China,” he said, adding that
cooperating with the world's number two economy is necessary,
however this doesn't mean not cooperating with the world's number
Prince Faisal also said that competition is positive while
polarization is not.
“We do not believe in in polarization or selecting between one
partner and another,” he said, reiterating that the Kingdom will
continue to set its policies“based on its own interests.”
“The Kingdom's economy is rapidly growing, and we need all
“We have mutual interests with [both] the US and China, and we
will continue to work to achieve them,” he added.
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