Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives Foreign Ministers of Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden

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Riyadh, January 6, 2020, SPA -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received today Foreign Ministers of Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, including the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Shoukry; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ayman Safadi; Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Eritrea Osman Saleh; Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Yemen Mohammad Al-Hadhrami; Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan Asmaa Mohammed Abdallah; Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Djibouti Mahmoud Ali Youssouf; and Minister of Affairs Foreign and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia Ahmed Isse Awad.
The ministers conveyed to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques the greetings of the leaders of their countries, while the King sent his greetings to them.
During the meeting, they reviewed issues related to ways of developing joint cooperation between Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden in a manner that enhances security and stability in the region.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques commended founding and signing the Charter of the Council of Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.
The audience was attended by Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Minister of State, Cabinet's Member and National Security Advisor Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban; Minister of State and Cabinet's Member Dr. Issam bin Saad bin Saeed; and Minister of State for African Affairs Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Qattan.
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