The delegation led by Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah attended the inaugural session of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
The United Nations General Assembly had high-level general discussions, with global leaders and high-level officials from the Member States in attendance.
Princess Rima bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the United States of America, Ambassador Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Mouallimi, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom to the United Nations, Ambassador Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Mouallimi, and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Multilateral Affairs, Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Rasi, all spoke at the opening session on the UN General Assembly’s seventy-sixth session in New York.
Prince Faisal bin Farhan participated in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) troika meeting with the European Union, and also met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the President of the Libyan Transitional Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, and Retno Marsudi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Religions of the Republic of Costa Rica.
The joint Gulf meeting with the European Union reviewed files and issues of common interest, as well as the file of free trade negotiations between the Cooperation Council and the European Union.
The meeting also discussed all regional and international issues concerning the region’s security, the importance of the international community’s role in promoting security and peace, respect for international law and the United Nations Charter, refusal to interfere in internal affairs, and rejection of extremism, terrorism, and violence, particularly in light of the world’s and region’s current challenges.