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Japan-Saudi Arabia Foreign Ministers’ Telephone Talk

April 24, 2023

On April 24, commencing at 9:10 p.m., Mr. HAYASHI Yoshimasa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, held a telephone talk with H.H. Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for approximately 10 minutes. The overview is as follows.

  1. Minister Hayashi stated that he is monitoring the situation in Sudan with concern and that Japan calls on all actors to stop the violence immediately. Minister Hayashi also requested Saudi Arabia’s cooperation in ensuring the safety of Japanese citizens in Sudan. In response, Minister Faisal stated that Saudi Arabia is ready to fully cooperate with Japan's request and explained the ongoing efforts by Saudi Arabia. The two Ministers confirmed that they will continue close coordination.
  2. In addition, the two Ministers agreed to continue working closely together to further strengthen the bilateral relationship between Japan and Saudi Arabia.

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