Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom Discuss Boosting Defense Ties

Saudi Press Agency (SPA)05.03.2015 KSA
Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom Discuss Boosting Defense Ties

Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom Discuss Boosting Defense Ties

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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Defense, Chief of the Royal Court, and Special Adviser to the King Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud received in Riyadh earlier this week the British Secretary of State for Defense Michael Fallon and his accompanying delegation (photo).

According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the meeting focused on a number of issues connected to cooperation within the defense field.

The meeting was attended by senior officers of the Saudi Army and Navy in addition to British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Simon Collis and other officials.

Last week, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, concluded a 3-day visit (22-24 February) to the United Kingdom where he met with British senior officials.

Prince Mohammed bin Naif said that the meetings dealt with bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, particularly in the political and security fields and ways of enhancing them in addition to enhancing joint aspects of cooperation and friendship between the two states.

The Deputy Crown Prince has met with UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon and a number of British officials.

Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdul-Aziz also met with British Home Secretary Theresa May.

Source: SPA, AFP

 
 



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