"We sent an invitation to the foreign minister to visit Saudi
Arabia, but this intention to visit has not become a fact ...
But any time he sees fit to come, we are ready to receive him,"
Prince Saud told reporters at a news conference in the Saudi
Saudi Arabia is a leading backer of rebels fighting against
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is a close ally of the
kingdom's main rival, Shi'ite Muslim power Iran.
"We'll negotiate with them, we'll talk with them," Prince Saud
(Reporting by Angus McDowall; Writing by Yara Bayoumy; Editing
by Andrew Heavens)
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