JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has concluded talks with Egypt's president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi following a visit to the country and has now left Cairo.
The crown prince sent a cable of thanks to El-Sisi following his departure Egypt where they held talks about strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries.
Prince Mohammed said: “On leaving your brotherly country, it is my pleasure to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to you for the warm welcome and hospitality shown to me and the accompanying delegation.”
El-Sisi replied: “The talks we’ve held highlight the joint desire to deepen cooperation between our two countries in various fields under the leadership of King Salman and yourself.”
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Egypt on Monday, as part of an ongoing tour of the Arab region.
He was recieved upon arrival at Cairo airport by El-Sisi.
#VIDEO: #SaudiArabia's Crown Prince #MohammedbinSalman arrives in #Cairo to further strengthen bilateral relations with #Egypt's president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (@AlsisiOfficial) as part of the third leg of his regional tourhttps://t.co/uLhrL2ioEB pic.twitter.com/tUNaOyDBKd
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On the event of the crown prince's visit, El-Sisi sent a letter to King Salman renewing Egypt's commitment to Gulf security and to stop Iran's interference in the region. Both sides reaffirmed their stand to the terms of reconciliation for Qatar.
The visit is the third leg of the crown prince's tour after visits to Bahrain and the UAE.
The crown prince is also expected to participate in a G20 meeting in Buenos Aires later this week.