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Saudi King, Crown Prince Receive US Defense Chief in Riyadh

Saudi King, Crown Prince Receive US Defense Chief in Riyadh

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 - 10:15
King Salman bin Abdulaziz receives US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received in Riyadh on Tuesday US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, reported the Saudi Press Agency.

Discussions focused on bilateral relations, strategic cooperation and regional developments.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, later received Esper for talks on bilateral ties, military and defense cooperation and regional and international developments.

Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman had on Monday received the US official in Riyadh shortly after his arrival in the Kingdom.

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