TOKYO: Saudi Arabia and Japan discussed a range of bilateral issues during the Japan-Saudi Arabia Policy Consultations in Riyadh on Monday, Japan’s Foreign Ministry said.
The Japanese delegation was led by Nagaoka Kansuke, Director General of the Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau of Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Deputy Minister for Political Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saud Mohammed Al-Sati led the Saudi delegation.
The meeting was also attended by the Ambassador of Japan to the Kingdom Fumio Iwai.
The officials discussed bilateral cooperation between Japan and Saudi Arabia in a broad range of fields such as security, economy, energy, climate change, infrastructure, entertainment, as well as cooperation in the international arena.
The officials also exchanged views on the situation in Ukraine, East Asia and the Middle East, including Yemen.
Originally published in Arab News Japan.