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Saudi crown prince meets British defense secretary

Saudi crown prince meets British defense secretary

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met early Thursday with British Secretary of State for Defense Ben Wallace.
They discussed cooperation in various fields, especially defense, and the latest regional and international developments, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

On Wednesday, Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, minister of the Saudi National Guard, also received Wallace and his delegation in Riyadh.

The two ministers discussed aspects of bilateral cooperation during their meeting.

The meetings were attended by officials from both sides.

Wallace also met with Prince Khalid bin Salman, Saudi deputy minister of defense, to review the military and defense cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the UK.

"We discussed ways of building on our friendly and historic relations to strengthen ongoing cooperation," he said in a tweet early Thursday.

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