Saudi source: Turkish bases cannot be allowed in the kingdom

King Salman received the Turkish Foreign Minister, Mouloud Chavosh Oglu in Safa Palace in Makkah on Friday evening. (Supplied)

Saudi Arabia wouldn’t allow Turkey to establish military bases on its territory, a Saudi official said on Saturday.

According to the Saudi Foreign Ministry’s Twitter account, the source explained that the Kingdom does not need fortification and that its armed forces and military capabilities at the best level.

 

The source added that Saudi has significant overseas participations, including Incirlik air base in Turkey to combat terrorism and protect security and stability in the region.

These statements come after a meeting between King Salman on Friday evening with the Turkish Foreign Minister.

 

King Salman received the Turkish Foreign Minister, Mouloud Chavosh Oglu in Safa Palace in Makkah on Friday evening.

During the meeting, they reviewed the bilateral relations between the Kingdom and Turkey and discussed current developments in the region.
 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54
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