|20 November, 2019

Saudi king says kingdom seeks political settlement in Yemen

He was speaking in an annual address to the Shura Council advisory body.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A view shows buildings and the Kingdom Centre Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 1, 2017.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A view shows buildings and the Kingdom Centre Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 1, 2017.

REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

RIYADH- Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Wednesday the kingdom sought a political settlement in Yemen and hoped a recent agreement signed in Riyadh would open the door to broader peace talks.

He was speaking in an annual address to the Shura Council advisory body.

(Reporting by Stephen Kalin; Editing by Jon Boyle) ((sylvia.westall@thomsonreuters.com; Dubai Newsroom +971 4453 6488; Reuters Messaging: sylvia.westall.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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