Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Ankara for official talks. Prince Salman was welcomed with an official ceremony at Beştepe. A joint statement was issued after the meeting between the two leaders. In the declaration, it was stated that it was decided to facilitate trade between the two countries.
The plane carrying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the accompanying delegation landed at Esenboğa Airport. Deputy President Fuat Oktay and other officials welcomed Mohammed bin Salman at the airport.
As part of the visit, an official welcoming ceremony was organized for Crown Prince Bin Salman at the Presidential Complex. It was noteworthy that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is seen as the instigator of Khashoggi’s murder, was given a high-level welcome ceremony at Beştepe.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Crown Prince held a bilateral meeting at the Presidential Complex. The meeting lasted for about 2 hours.
Following the talks, Mohammed Bin Salman attended the official dinner given in his honor by President Erdoğan at the Presidential Complex.
JOINT STATEMENT BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES
Following the meeting between Erdogan and bin Salman, a joint statement signed by the foreign ministers of both countries was issued.
“Based on the distinguished fraternal relations and deep-rooted historical ties that unite the leadership of the Republic of Turkey and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the brotherly peoples of the two countries, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, paid a visit to the Republic of Turkey on June 22, 2022, in response to the kind invitation of the President of Turkey, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was welcomed with an official ceremony by the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the Presidential Complex.
The official talks between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud took place in an atmosphere of sincerity and brotherhood that embodies the depth of excellent relations between the two countries. During the talks, bilateral relations between the Republic of Turkey and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were discussed in various aspects, the common determination to start a new era of cooperation in bilateral relations between the two countries, including political, economic, military, security and cultural relations, was emphasized in the strongest way, and views were exchanged on the prominent developments in the regional and international arena that both sides attach importance to.”