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Sultan of Oman Receives Saudi Deputy Defense Minister

Sultan of Oman Receives Saudi Deputy Defense Minister

Monday, 11 November, 2019 - 18:00
The Sultan of Oman receives Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman. (SPA)
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Sultan Qaboos of Oman received in Muscat on Monday Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman.

Discussions covered bilateral relations and the firm joint stances of Saudi Arabia and Oman on maintaining security and stability in the region, reported the Saudi Press Agency.

Prince Khalid hailed the Sultan's keenness on efforts and continuous support for cooperation between Riyadh and Muscat.

The meeting was attended by a number of officials.

Sultan Qaboos threw dinner banquet in honor of Prince Khalid and his accompanying delegation.

The Saudi minister had arrived in Oman earlier on Monday.

He held separate talks with Oman’s minister in charge of defense affairs Badr bin Saud bin Harib Al-Busaeedi and Minister for Sultan's Bureau Affairs General Sultan bin Mohammed Al-Numani.

Discussions focused on bilateral relations and efforts to protect their common border.

They also tackled efforts to counter terrorism and extremism and ways to bolster the current military cooperation between their countries.

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