The permanent representative of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations in Geneva, Abdul Mohsen bin Khathila, affirmed the Kingdom’s stand by the Republic of Sudan and its brotherly people and its support for reaching safety during the unprecedented crisis it is going through.
He said during his intervention today (Thursday) at the special session held by the Human Rights Council on the situation of human rights in Sudan, that the priority at this stage is calm and restraint, giving priority to the language of dialogue and the voice of wisdom, and engaging in a peaceful dialogue with the aim of restoring political stability to Sudan and its people.
He touched on the Kingdom’s hosting of the two parties to the conflict in preliminary discussions in the city of Jeddah starting from (May 6, 2023), indicating that the hosting is the result of international solidarity and unremitting efforts with the United States of America and in partnership with the countries of the Quartet, and the partners of the tripartite mechanism, and aimed to reach a truce and a cease-fire. Fire and facilitating the arrival of humanitarian aid.
Ibn Khathila also affirmed that Saudi Arabia welcomes all regional initiatives aimed at ending the crisis and reaching an agreement and restoring security and stability to Sudan, which is the best path instead of taking paths or steps that complicate the scene.
He stressed the need to respond to the humanitarian situation in Sudan, including protecting humanitarian operations, providing safe passages for humanitarian workers, facilitating and securing evacuations of civilians, indicating that Saudi Arabia has evacuated about 8,498 people belonging to 110 nationalities, and directing the wise leadership to provide various humanitarian aid worth $100 million. And organizing a popular campaign through the “Sahem” platform to mitigate the effects of the conditions that the Sudanese people are going through.