Macron, Saudi defense minister discuss bilateral relations

Macron, Saudi defense minister discuss bilateral relations

Paris, The Gulf Observer: Saudi Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman met with French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday.

During the meeting the pair discussed bilateral relations between France and the Kingdom.

“Upon the directives of HRH the Crown Prince, I met with Emmanuel Macron. I had the honor of conveying the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister. We also reviewed our bilateral relations,” Prince Khalid posted on social media.

The meeting was attended by senior Saudi and French officials.

Earlier, Prince Khalid toured the frigate Chevalier Paul with Sébastien Lecornu, the French armed forces minister.

“I had the opportunity to watch an air defense exercise involving Rafale aircraft. I also explored the frigate’s defense capabilities and advanced technologies and equipment,” he posted on X.