Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister arrives in India, Pakistan India deescalation agenda on cards too
NEW DELHI - Saudi Arabia's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir will visit India on Monday.
He discuss some important follow-ups from the visit of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to India last month.
Pakistan India deescalation would also be part of agenda, sources in Indian media have revealed.
During his visit, he will meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
This will be third meeting between the two leaders in over a fortnight. The two leaders had met during the OIC meeting in Abu Dhabi earlier this month.
External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar told reporters that the Saudi minister is visiting to discuss "some important follow-ups from the recent visit of the Saudi Crown Prince to India". by Taboola link: Sponsored Links link: . link You Eat Beetroot Every Day, This is What Happens to Your BodyNutrition Expert link
The Saudi minister met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday in Islamabad.
Responding to query if he was coming as a mediator due to tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack, Mr Kumar said there has been no offer of any mediation from any country.