Middle East news

Saudi king holds several meetings on fringe of Arab-European summit

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Feb 25 (MENA) – Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud had talks late Sunday with British Prime Minister Theresa May on the fringe of the Arab-European summit which wraps up on Monday.
The talks tackled means of promoting Saudi-British ties as well as the latest regional and international developments.
They also discussed some topics placed on the two-day summit's agenda.
In a statement on Monday, the Saudi embassy in Cairo said the Saudi monarch also had talks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on means of furthering bilateral cooperation.
The king also discussed with Iraqi President Barham Saleh a raft of issues of mutual concern alongside bilateral ties.
King Salman held talks late Sunday as well with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on furthering bilateral ties.