Saudi Crown Prince, Iraq President discuss bilateral ties, regional developments

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with Iraqi President Barham Salih. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met on Monday with Iraqi President Barham Salih where they both discussed issues of mutual interests, bilateral relations as well as regional developments.

“During the meeting, they reviewed aspects of the relations between the two brotherly countries and opportunities for their development, in addition to discussing developments in the region and the efforts made towards them,” a statement on Saudi Press Agency read.

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz received the Iraqi president during a visit to the kingdom on Sunday, where talks focused on ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries.

Salih arrived in Riyadh, after a tour of the region, which included Iran, Jordan, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:52 - GMT 06:52