Saudi Arabia: political solution the only way to solve Syria conflict 

The Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud attends a panel discussion on February 15, 2020 [THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP via Getty Images]

The only way to resolve the Syrian conflict is through a political solution in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 2254, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister has said. Prince Faisal Bin Farhan made his comment during a joint ministerial meeting on Syria in Rome yesterday. "The absence of effective international will to solve the Syrian crisis," explained Bin Farhan, "contributed to the opportunity for some parties to implement expansionist, sectarian, and demographic projects aimed at changing Syria's identity, and heralds the prolongation of the Syrian crisis and its regional and international effects." The state-backed Saudi Press Agency reported that he stressed the importance of international consensus to stop the suffering of the Syrian people. "It is also important to reach a […]