India has asked Saudi Arabia to take 'urgent corrective steps'
The UAE-Israel deal has more to do with concerns over Iran’s growing clout than concern for Palestine. Saudi Arabia and UAE see Iran more as a threat than Israel.
Crown Prince Salman expressed understanding about India's approach and actions in Jammu and Kashmir, sources said.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan, during an address to the nation on Monday, also said that he will raise the Kashmir issue at every international forum, including at the UN General Assembly.
The Crown Prince's phone call came as US President Donald Trump spoke with Khan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged both sides to defuse tensions over Kashmir.
Pakistan has rejected India's move on Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad is reaching out to friendly world capitals, including Saudi Arabia, to gain diplomatic support against New Delhi, The Express Tribune reported.
During the two-day visit, India and Saudi Arabia are expected to announce a ministerial-level 'Strategic Partnership Council' with the issue of terrorism expected to figure in a major way during the talks in the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack.
The remarks came as the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who was in Pakistan on a two-day visit, prepared to leave Islamabad for New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The two countries signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) for bilateral cooperation worth $20 billion.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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