The current political rapport between Riyadh and Ankara is an exciting development. If harmonized, it could completely result in the two countries achieving significant influence at regional and international levels.
Saudi-Turkish relations are based on a number of denominators. To project historical backgrounds or discrepancies on the political and ideological structure has no real basis. It is simply irrelevant.Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi
In addition, the special status of Saudi Arabia in the Muslim world, together with its political and economic weight, when combined with the newly transformed modern Turkey, will give the two countries a powerful political role in the region.