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Saudi crown prince meets visiting king of Spain

The Spanish king is on a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud met with King Juan Carlos of Spain in the Saudi city of Jeddah on Sunday to discuss bilateral ties between their two countries.

The Spanish king arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday as part of a three-day official visit.

Prince Salman discussed issues of common interest with King Juan at his residence in Jeddah, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

King Juan also met on Sunday with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz al-Saud.

He later received delegates of the Spanish company implementing Saudi Arabia’s al-Haramain High Speed Railway project, SPA added.

During the meeting, the Spanish king was briefed on a replica of the train and watched a documentary film about the project.