Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives Libya’s Al-Sarraj

King Salman receives Fayez Al-Sarraj, chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), in Makkah on Tuesday. (SPA)
Updated 06 June 2018
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives Libya’s Al-Sarraj

  • The pair reviewed the latest developments in Libya, including efforts to achieve security and stability in the country

MAKKAH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received Fayez Al-Sarraj, chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), at Al-Safa Palace in Makkah on Tuesday.

Earlier, Al-Sarraj met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Meeting in Jeddah, they reviewed the latest developments in Libya, including efforts to achieve security and stability in the country. 

A number of senior Libyan officials attended the meeting. On the Saudi side, attendees included Cabinet member Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir, intelligence chief Khalid bin Ali Al-Humaidan, and the crown prince’s secretary Bandar bin Obaid Al-Rasheed.


Saudi Arabia joins International Maritime Security Construct

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Saudi Arabia joins International Maritime Security Construct

  • The aim of this international alliance is to protect merchant ships through providing safe navigation
  • The operation covers Strait of Hormuz, Bab al-Mandab, Sea of Oman and Arabian Gulf

RIYADH: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has joined the International Maritime Security Construct, a source from the Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday.
The US-led coalition, which includes Australia, Bahrain, and the UK, aims to protect commercial ships and provide safe navigation.
The International Maritime Security Construct area of operation covers Strait of Hormuz, Bab al-Mandab, Sea of Oman and Arabian Gulf.
The Kingdom’s move comes in support of regional and international efforts to deter and counter threats to maritime navigation and global trade, and ensure global energy security and the continued flow of energy supplies to the global economy.