Former Saudi foreign minister, Prince Saud al-Faisal, dies

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Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prince Saud al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, gestures during a joint press conference with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius on April 12, 2015 in Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia's Prince Saud al-Faisal, who was the world's longest-serving foreign minister, has died, family members and a foreign ministry spokesman said late Thursday.

"May God accept him in paradise," the prince's nephew Saud Mohammed al-Abdullah al-Faisal said on Twitter.