Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal received Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird in Riyadh today. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and regional and international issues of common concern.
The Canadian Foreign Minister also met today with President of the Saudi Human Rights Commission Dr. Bandar Al-Aiban. During their discussion, Dr. Al-Aiban reviewed the efforts exerted by the Saudi government to promote human rights and establish justice and equality at home and abroad. He also highlighted the grave human rights violations being committed against unarmed civilians in Syria and Palestine and called for international action to address these situations.