The Saudi-Iranian Tensions


Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubair visited Pakistan yesterday to hold consultations with Pakistan in the aftermath of escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran. During the visit, he met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Advisor on Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sartaj Aziz. He also had an extended meeting with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif to discuss security cooperation. Collective response from Pakistan was one of solidarity with Saudi Arabia while maintaining its neutrality in the latest spat between the two regional powers.

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