Mohammed bin Salman and Xi discussed the Beijing initiative between Riyadh and Tehran by phone
The Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, and Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed, during a phone call, the importance of the strategic relations between Riyadh and Beijing.
The contact that Prince Mohammed bin Salman made with President Xi dealt with aspects of partnership between the two countries and joint coordination efforts. To enhance cooperation between the two countries in various fields. While the Saudi Crown Prince expressed his country’s appreciation for the Chinese initiative to support efforts to develop good-neighborly relations between the Kingdom and Iran, the Chinese President praised Saudi Arabia’s role in promoting the development of his country’s relations with the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the countries of the Middle East region.
China Central Television said that President Xi held phone talks with the Saudi crown prince, which dealt extensively with a number of issues, including support for the continuation of talks between Riyadh and Tehran; President Xi helped broker an agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to resume diplomatic relations.
And Chinese official media reported that President Xi said that the two countries will firmly support each other on issues related to each other’s core interests, and make more contributions to peace, stability and development in the region.
On the other hand, the Saudi Crown Prince made a phone call, Monday, with the Iraqi Prime Minister, Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, during which the two sides reviewed the brotherly relations between the two countries, and ways to enhance and develop them. The contact also discussed means of cooperation to enhance the strategic partnership within the framework of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, in addition to discussing a number of issues of common concern.
The Saudi Crown Prince and the Chinese President affirm the strengthening of the strategic partnership between the two countries
Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi crown prince