Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, the Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister, met in Riyadh last week with former UK’s Defense Senior Advisor for the Middle East Lt General Tom Beckett and incumbent UK’s Defense Senior Advisor for the Middle East Lt. General John Lorimer, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Crown Prince welcomed Lt. General John Lorimer on the occasion of assuming his new position and wished him success and thanked Lt. General Tom Beckett for his efforts in developing defense relations between the two countries during his tenure.
During the meeting, they reviewed the areas of military cooperation between the two countries and ways to further develop them.
Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman also met with the Special Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation for the Middle East and African Countries and Undersecretary of the Russian Foreign Ministry Mikhail Bogdanov.
During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and regional developments.