Saudi Arabia and France stressed on Friday their strategic partnership.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received a telephone call from French President Emmanuel Macron, reported the Saudi Press Agency.
Crown Prince Mohammed congratulated Macron on his re-election as president.
The leaders discussed bilateral relations, underscoring their strategic partnership.
They addressed the latest regional and international developments.
The French presidency said they tackled means to ease tensions in the region, efforts to bolster the Saudi-French partnership, and the impact of the war on Ukraine on energy markets.