(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency)
Spain praised the ongoing reforms in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which opened new horizons and opportunities for the Saudi people.
Several agreements and memorandums of understanding were signed with the aim of developing bilateral cooperation in many fields, including air transport, culture, labor, social development, science, technology and defense.
The two sides stressed the importance of cooperation and political dialogue between the two countries on international and regional issues. The two sides also stressed the importance of enhancing security and development in the Sahel in addition to finding a peaceful solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in accordance with relevant United Nations resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative.
Regarding the Syrian issue, the two sides stressed the need for a political solution in accordance with Geneva Declaration and Security Council Resolution No. 2254 (2015). The two sides strongly condemned the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian city of Douma, calling on the international community to hold those responsible accountable.
Regarding the Iraqi issue, the two sides praised the victory on ISIS achieved by the government of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi with the support of the international coalition. The two sides also praised the support provided by the international community for the reconstruction of Iraq at Kuwait International Conference on 12 February 2018, wishing more peace, stability and prosperity for Iraq.
13:53 LOCAL TIME 10:53 GMT