Saudi Arabia’s crown prince receives China’s defense minister

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister on Tuesday, and the two discussed relations between the two nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities. (SPA)
Updated 27 March 2019
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Saudi Arabia’s crown prince receives China’s defense minister

  • Discussed relations, particularly in military and defense fields
  • Also spoke about developments in the Middle East

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received China's defense minister General Wei Fenghe on Tuesday at his office in Riyadh's Al-Maathar district

During the meeting, the two discussed relations between their nations, particularly in the fields of defense and development opportunities between the two.

They also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East region and the efforts by both coutnries made exerted toward them.

More to follow.


King Salman sends cable of condolence to Sri Lanka president after terrorist attacks

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King Salman sends cable of condolence to Sri Lanka president after terrorist attacks

  • King Salman condemned the "despicable act of terrorism"
  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also sent a cable to Sirisena

RIYADH: King Salman has sent a cable of condolence to the president of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena following the terrorist attacks in the country, which killed more than 200 people and injured more than 600 on Sunday.

“We are aware of the terrorist attacks that targeted your friendly country and the resulting deaths and injuries, and we strongly condemn this despicable act of terrorism,” the cable from the king said.

Saudi Press Agency reported the king called for an international effort to combat terrorism.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also sent a cable to Sirisena, expressing his condolences and a speedy recovery to those injured in the attacks.

Seven suspects were arrested in connection with the Easter Sunday bomb attacks on eight churches and hotels in the island nation.