Saudi Crown Prince Receives Grand Welcome From Egyptian Fighter Jets

Howard TerryMar 05, 2018

Saudi Arabia agreed in April 2016 to supply Egypt with 700,000 tonnes of refined petroleum products per month for a period of five years.

They also agreed on continuing to work together to counter regional interventions and attempts to sow division and rifts among the region's countries.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Egypt's capital Cairo on Sunday on his first public trip outside the kingdom since he has been named crown prince past year.

"The meeting [also] covered ways to enhance economic and investment relations between both countries, especially in the field of tourism investment in Egypt's Red Sea region", the statement added.

Prince Mohammed's visit comes ahead of Egypt's presidential polls later this month, with Sisi expected to win a second four-year term.

Saudi-Egyptian coordination will help direct the agendas of the upcoming Arab meetings, he explained.

Bin Salman's visit to Cairo comes a day after Egypt's top constitutional court invalidated a lower court ruling challenging Egypt's transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia according to a maritime demarcation agreement.

While expressing support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, Cairo has stopped short of full engagement and has instead settled for a less direct military-support role.

Bin Salman's visit to Egypt is the first since he was appointed a crown prince in June 2017.

Prince Mohammed is set to hold talks with President Sisi, a key regional ally, and other officials in Egypt over his three-day visit, before flying off to the UK on Wednesday and then the United States. The charges have repeatedly been denied by Qatar.

President El Sisi underscored Egypt's commitment to promoting bilateral cooperation with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia across various fields, demonstrating the level of the outstanding strategic relations between Egypt and the Kingdom.

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