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Saudi Arabia, Oman Agree to Maintain Coordination over Regional Issues

Saudi Arabia, Oman Agree to Maintain Coordination over Regional Issues

Tuesday, 7 February, 2023 - 06:15
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah and his Omani counterpart Badr Albusaidi meet in Muscat on Monday. (ONA)

Saudi Arabia and Oman said on Monday they were determined to hold the first meeting of their coordination council during 2023.


Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah and his Omani counterpart Badr Albusaidi held consultative talks in Muscat on Monday aimed at tackling regional challenges and ways to address them through peaceful means.


They stressed the Kingdom and Sultanate's continued coordination over regional affairs and constructive cooperation in their foreign ministries.


In a statement, Prince Faisal said the activation of the Saudi-Omani coordination council is an important mechanism that will bolster bilateral cooperation between the neighbors, especially in trade and investment.


He described as positive the meeting he held with Albusaidi, underscoring the strong and close ties shared between Saudi Arabia and Oman.


The relations are witnessing development in several fields and initiatives to implement major projects that would strengthen the economic integration between them, he added.


The FM’s discussed the unique bilateral relations between their countries and opportunities of bilateral cooperation in various domains, reported the Saudi Press Agency.


They also exchanged views on the latest regional and international developments.


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