LONDON: French President Emmanuel Macron said that he will meet Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G20 summit taking place in Argentina.
Prince Mohammed arrived in Buenos Aires Wednesday ahead of the summit that is due to start on Friday and will last two days.
A senior Argentine diplomat on Wednesday welcomed the visit of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the summit, expressing his country’s willingness to work closely with Saudi Arabia to maintain momentum in bilateral ties.
Marcelo Gilardoni, the Argentine ambassador to Saudi Arabia, said the two countries have forged closer ties in different sectors. “Our countries have been working closely on increasing bilateral cooperation in different areas such as trade, investment, agriculture, tourism, research and education,” he added.
Prince Mohammed arrived in Argentina after a tour that stopped in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Cairo and Tunis.