Saudi Prince Saud al-Faisal, world's longest-serving foreign minister, dies aged 75

  • Prince Saud al-Faisal, who served as the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia for over four decades before retiring in April this year, has died at the age of 75. He was the longest-serving foreign minister in the world.

    He had undergone a number of surgeries in the past few years. No official cause of death has been given so far.

    Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, described Prince Saud al Faisal as a man of “great humanity, compassion and wisdom”.

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