Saudi Arabia, UK sign MoU to establish strategic partnership council

Published: Updated:
Enable Read mode
100% Font Size

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Riyadh where they signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a strategic partnership council, state news agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday.

Johnson arrived in the Kingdom earlier on Wednesday after visiting the UAE. According to reports, Johnson’s official visits to the Gulf countries aim to strengthen ties with Arab oil exporters after sanctions have been placed on Russian hydrocarbons in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine.

For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

The Saudi Crown Prince and Johnson discussed regional and international developments, including the situation in Ukraine where the conflict enters its fourth week.

They also disccused bilateral cooperation and means to strengthen it, SPA added.

Saudi officials, including Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman and Saudi ambassador to the UK Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan, and British officials, including the UK’s ambassador to the Kingdom Neil Crompton, attended the meeting.

Read more:

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, UK PM Johnson discuss stability of global energy markets

Ukraine rejects Russian neutrality proposals, says peace deal must offer security

IEA cuts 2022 world oil demand outlook, fears impact of Russia supply loss

Top Content Trending