On March 2, 2023, the Principality of Monaco signed with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The document was signed by HE Mr Christophe Steiner, Ambassador of Monaco in France, and by HE Mr Fahad AL Ruwaily, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to France.

These diplomatic relations are part of “the promotion of understanding cooperation and the consolidation of friendly relations” on which the policy of Monaco is based, in accordance with the principles and purposes of the Charter of the United Nations and International law. Saudi Arabia becomes the 157th state to establish diplomatic relations with Monaco.

ORIGINAL SOURCE & PHOTO: Monaco Government Press Service