RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan held talks with his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio at the Italian Foreign Ministry in the capital, Rome, during his official visit to Italy.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed aspects of Saudi-Italian relations and ways to strengthen them in various fields to serve the interests of the two countries, in addition to exchanging views on regional and international issues of common interest, the Kingdom’s foreign ministry said.
“The two sides also reviewed the initiatives and fruitful results of the Kingdom’s presidency of the G20 last year, and the importance of following up and completing them during Italy’s presidency of the alliance this year, including efforts made to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the adoption of important policies that would achieve economic recovery from the effects of the pandemic,” the ministry said.
They also agreed to activate efforts aimed at ensuring the global trading system works for everyone and create conditions for sustainable development.
The two sides also discussed the importance of promoting joint action in light of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.