SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – Ali Awaz Aseeri, the Saudi ambassador to Lebanon said since his arrival to the country he has had contacts with all political groups. He added that he has continued connections with Hezbollah in various forms and the differences of opinion between two sides are not troublesome. He stressed that the shared views between Hezbollah and Saudi embassy are more than the differences.
The Saudi envoy pointed to friendly contacts with Hezbollah and said he has met with Sheikh Naeem Ghasem. Aseeri emphasised that the doors are open for discussions and we always welcome talks with Hezbollah. He said the common points between us and Hezbollah is brotherhood and concerns for Lebanon. According to Al-Safir Newspaper, the Saudi ambassador in Lebanon in response to a question regarding the resistance’s arms said, that is an internal issue for Lebanon.