Prince Faisal bin Farhan reiterates Riyadh's commitment to Arab Peace Initiative

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud called Thursday for direct peace talks between Israel and Palestinians.

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In an interview with the Washington Institute, a US think tank focused on the Middle East, the Saudi FM reiterated the country's support for the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002.

Under the proposal, dozens of nations are to set up formal ties with Israel -- but before that, a Palestinian state must be established with a capital in East Jerusalem, and the question of Palestinian refugees must be settled. Read more at i24