HRH the Crown Prince reviews bilateral relations, areas of strategic cooperation with French Minister of Defense; memorandums, agreements in the field of defense between the two countries signed

Tuesday 1439/7/24 - 2018/04/10
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Paris, Rajab 24, 1439, April 10, 2018, SPA -- His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, here on Monday met with French Minister of Defense Florence Barley.

The meeting reviewed the bilateral relations and areas of strategic cooperation between the two countries and means of developing them, especially in the defense and military aspects, and the promising opportunities in accordance with the vision of the Kingdom of 2030, in addition to discussing developments in the Middle East and the world, including efforts to combat terrorism and combat extremism.

Following the meeting, a number of memorandums and agreements for defense cooperation between the two countries were signed for the development of the Saudi Arabian forces and the transfer of technology in accordance with the vision of the Kingdom of 2030, providing training and creating job opportunities in both countries and completing the necessary measures to support the joint force of Sahel African counter-terrorist organizations.

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