Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, held telephone talks on Monday with British Prime Minister Liz Truss.
Discussions focused on developing relations between Saudi Arabia and Britain as part of their strategic partnership council.
Crown Prince Mohammed offered his condolences to Truss over the death of Queen Elizabeth and congratulated her on Charles’ ascension to the throne.
He also congratulated her on her election as prime minister, wishing her success in her duties and saying he looks forward to working together for the interests of their countries and peoples.
For her part, Truss expressed her gratitude to Crown Prince Mohammed for his role in the recent prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine that included the release of five Britons.