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Saudi Defense Minister Meets US, French, British Counterparts

Photo: SPA Saudi Press Agency (SPA)22.07.2016 KSA
Saudi Defense Minister Meets US, French, British Counterparts

Saudi Defense Minister Meets US, French, British Counterparts

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Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, on Wednesday at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington DC, met separately with U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Odrian, on the sidelines of the second meeting of the International Coalition to Fight Daesh.

During the two meetings, the topics on the agenda of the meeting and the bilateral relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the two friendly countries were reviewed, especially in the field of defense, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Prince Mohammed also met on Wednesday at his residence in Washington British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon (photo|).

During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries, especially in the field of defense, as well as a number of issues of common interest.

The second meeting of the international coalition to fight Daash started on Wednesday at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, DC.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s delegation at the meeting was headed by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense.

During the meeting, the participants reviewed the results of the works of the international coalition since its first meeting in Brussels and the lessons learned from them.

They also discussed the strategic objectives for the next stage and how to counter the spread of Daash outside Iraq and Syria.

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