Syrian president pays brief visit to Riyadh for talks
Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad arrived in Riyadh Wednesday on a brief visit to the Kingdom.
At Riyadh Airbase Airport, President Al-Assad was received by Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz and other top officials.
The Syrian president was accompanied by a delegation including Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Farouq Al-Shara and other officials, according to SPA news agency.
Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the Deputy Premier and Commander of the National Guard held a meeting at his palace with Syria's President.
During the meeting, they discussed all situations in the region especially the development of the Palestinian issue and the situation in Iraq, the latest developments on Arab, Islamic and international arenas and the stands of the two countries towards them.
In addition, according to the news agency, aspects of cooperation between Riyadh and Damascus and ways of enhancing them in all fields were also discussed. Al-Assad left Riyadh on Wednesday evening. (Albawaba.com)
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