Saudi Arabia to accept Israel when Palestine becomes independent state: FM

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Riyadh: Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud has said that Saudi Arabia will normalise relations with Israel when Palestine becomes an independent state.

According to a foreign news agency, the Saudi Foreign Ministry says that Saudi Arabia will restore relations with Israel when Israel provides an independent state to the Palestinians.

Prince Faisal bin Farhan also refuted speculation that Saudi Arabia would soon become a major player in establishing full diplomatic relations with Israel.