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Military, Security Agreement between Riyadh and London

Military, Security Agreement between Riyadh and London

Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 - 05:15
Crown Prince, UK Defense Secretary Review Bilateral Relations and Sign Agreement for Military and Security Cooperation. SPA photo

Saudi Arabia and Britain have signed a framework agreement for military and security cooperation.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense signed the agreement on Tuesday with UK’s Defense Secretary Michael Fallon.

The Crown Prince met with Fallon in Jeddah.

During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries, particularly the mechanism of joint coordination in the field of defense. They also discussed the latest developments in the region and efforts to combat terrorism.

The Crown Prince also held separate talks on Tuesday with former Turkish President Abdullah Gul.

During the audience, they reviewed a number of issues of mutual concern.

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