Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, UK PM Johnson discuss G20 efforts in phone call

Saudi Arabia's King Salman with UK PM Boris Johnson. (File photo)

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson reviewed the latest G20 efforts during a phone call on Tuesday, the official Saudi Press Agency reported.

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“The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques expressed his hope that the G20 countries continue their efforts to confront the challenges of the pandemic in the service of peoples and the global economy,” SPA said in the report.

Johnson reportedly praised the Kingdom’s efforts in leading the Group of Twenty (G20 countries) meetings and the “collective action of the G20 countries to confront the repercussions of the [coronavirus] pandemic.”

During the call, the British prime minister also “wished the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia success in its endeavors, pointing to the historical friendship and close relations between the two countries.”

Johnson also hoped to strengthen and develop the relations between the two countries.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 08 September 2020 KSA 17:18 - GMT 14:18
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