Custodian of Two Holy Mosques holds official talks with chinese president

 16 Mar 2017 - 17:13

Custodian of Two Holy Mosques holds official talks with chinese president
China's President Xi Jinping (R) and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud shake hands during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Lintao Zhang/POOL

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Beijing: The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia and President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China held a session of official talks in the Chinese capital Beijing Thursday.

The talks dealt with relations of friendship between the two countries and the prospects of joint cooperation in various fields, in addition to the latest developments on the international scene, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques delivered a speech in which the King expressed the importance of the meetings between the two countries, which reflected positively on the bilateral cooperation in all areas, and resulted in the formation of high-level Saudi-Chinese Committee that will serve as a framework to promote relations between the two countries to the level of the strategic partnership.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud said that world is witnessing today many challenges that threaten its security and stability topped by the phenomenon of terrorism, interference in States' internal affairs, the arms race, and the clash of cultures which necessitate that the international community exert more efforts and work together to confront these challenges and enhance international peace and security.

The President of the People's Republic of China also delivered a speech in which he emphasized keenness to strengthen and promote relations between the Kingdom and China to the highest levels. (QNA)