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Riyadh – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz met on Monday with the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and vice president of the EU Commission Federica Mogherini, who wrapped a 12-hour visit to Saudi Arabia.

During the meeting held at al-Yamamah Palace, Mogherini discussed a number of issues of common interest and aspects of cooperation between the Kingdom and the European Commission, the executive body of the European Union.

In a statement on her Twitter account, Mogherini said the talks with King Salman focused on bilateral cooperation between the Kingdom and the European Union. She also said that the discussions also touched on the problems in Syria and Yemen.

The meeting was attended by Minister of State and Cabinet Member Musaed al-Aiban, Minister of State, Cabinet Member and Acting Minister of Culture and Information Essam bin Saad bin Said, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Nizar Obaid Madani and a number of Saudi and EU officials

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