Saudi king tells Russian president Syria dialogue futile

Russia should have “coordinated with the Arabs… before using the veto” to block a resolution on Syria in the UN Security Council, King Abdullah was quoted as saying.

“But now, dialogue about what is happening [in Syria] is futile,” the Saudi monarch told Medvedev in a telephone conversation on the escalating violence that has killed dozens of civilians in recent days.

According to the report, the king told Medvedev that Saudi Arabia “will never abandon its religious and moral obligations towards what’s happening.”

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