Saudi-Qatari Coordination Council’s Security, Military Committee Holds Second Meeting

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Saudi-Qatari Coordination Council’s Security, Military Committee Holds Second Meeting

Saudi-Qatari Coordination Council’s Security, Military Committee Holds Second Meeting

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The Saudi Minister of Interior, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, met with Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Khalid bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah in Riyadh on Monday.

The two Ministers co-chaired the second meeting of the security and military committee established by the Saudi-Qatari Coordination Council. Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud welcomed Al-Attiyah and his delegation, highlighting the objective of the meeting to strengthen security cooperation between the two countries, in accordance with the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi Interior Minister emphasized the deep historical and fraternal relations between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. He noted that the committee meeting was part of periodic meetings aimed at discussing ways to enhance security cooperation and coordinate positions on security fields of mutual concern. These efforts, he stated, seek to fulfill the aspirations of the leaderships and peoples of both countries for increased security, stability, and prosperity, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud commended the efforts of the work teams from both sides and wished everyone success. Concluding the discussions on various topics outlined in the agenda, the ministers signed the minutes of the meeting.

The meeting was attended by a number of Saudi and Qatari senior officials.

In another development, Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani on Monday met with dignitaries on the sidelines of the Global Security Forum, being hosted by Doha from May 20 to 22.

The Prime Minister met separately with Minister of Economy and Finance of France Bruno Le Maire, Minister for Home Affairs and Law of Singapore K Shanmugam, and Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, Qatar News Agency (NA) reported.

During the meetings, they discussed enhancing relations between Qatar and each of the countries, and the African Union Commission, in addition to discussing the most prominent developments of mutual concern.



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