Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's and Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal who met in Damascus on Monday. called for a "firm stand" on Jerusalem. SANA news agency reported that "talks during the meeting dealt with the current Arab situation and the importance of the upcoming Arab Summit in Libya to come out with decisions that would consolidate Arab solidarity and joint action in addition to adopting firm stances regarding major Arab issues, on the top of which the situation in the occupied Jerusalem."
According to the news agency, "the meeting also reviewed the latest developments in the occupied Palestinian territories in light of the constant Israeli aggressions and violations against the Palestinians.
"Both sides also underlined the importance of stepping up efforts to expose the Israeli practices, which indicate Israel's rejection of peace, to the world public opinion, calling on for putting an end to them," the report added.
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