Russia Welcomes Saudi-Yemeni Border Treaty

Published June 26th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Russia has welcomed the signing of the Saudi-Yemeni border treaty that was signed on June 9th, reported Saudi Press Agency (SPA), quoting a statement as saying. 

A statement issued by the Russian foreign ministry on Sunday said that "the land and sea border treaty between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Yemen was received in Moscow with satisfaction as the treaty will put an end to disputes over a regional issue." 

The statement said Russia had always been supporting efforts aimed at settling the regional dispute between the kingdom and Yemen. 

The treaty will play a great role in strengthening peace, stability and security in the Arabian Peninsula, said SPA, quoting the statement as saying -  

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