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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman receives US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Jeddah. (SPA)

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz held talks on Wednesday with visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah, reported the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The two officials discussed bilateral ties, the prospects of cooperation and latest developments in the region, especially efforts being exerted in combating terrorism and its financing.

Tillerson also conveyed to the King the greetings of US President Donald Trump.

The meeting was attended by Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the US, Minister of State and Cabinet member Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, and the Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy to the Kingdom Christopher Henzel.

Tillerson was received at King Abdulaziz International Airport by Al-Jubeir. The two officials later held bilateral talks.