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Saudi King Salman meets Turkey's Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and Saudi Arabia's King Salman speak at Esenboga Airport in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 11, 2016. (Photo: AP)

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz was welcomed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after arriving in Turkey’s capital Ankara on Monday.

As part of king Salman’s official visit to the country, regional and international issues are expected to be discussed in meetings between Turkish and Saudi officials.

The two countries have developed close relations in recent years on issues regarding the ongoing conflicts in Syria and Yemen.

During his visit, will later be attending the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that will be taking place in Istanbul on April 14 and 15.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz (L) welcomed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after arriving in Ankara on Monday. (Photo: Al Arabiya News)

The king had left from Cairo International Airport, on Monday, heading to the Turkish capital of Ankara at the end of his first official visit to Egypt, which lasted five days, during which several agreements and deals were signed between the two countries.

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Last Update: Monday, 11 April 2016 KSA 19:01 - GMT 16:01
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