ANKARA — A joint closing statement was issued following the visit of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, deputy prime minister and minister of defense, to Turkey. Following is the text of the statement:
Based on the distinguished fraternal relations and the deep-rooted historical ties that unite the leaderships of Saudi Arabia and Turkey and their two peoples, and responding to a kind invitation of Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman visited Turkey on June 22, 2022 (Wednesday).
The Crown Prince was received by the Turkey President Erdogan. An official reception ceremony was held in honor of the Crown Prince at the Presidential Complex.
In an atmosphere of cordiality and brotherhood, embodying the depth of the distinguished relations between the two countries, a session of official talks was held between Crown Prince Mohammed and President Erdogan.
During the talks, bilateral relations between the two countries were reviewed from various aspects, and their common determination to enhance cooperation in the bilateral relations between the two countries was confirmed in the strongest possible terms, including in the political, economic, military, security and cultural fields.
The two sides exchanged views on the most prominent regional and international developments of common interest.
The two sides discussed ways of developing and diversifying intra-trade, facilitating trade exchange between the two countries, overcoming any difficulties in this regard, and intensifying communication between the public and private sectors in the two countries to discuss investment opportunities and translate them into tangible partnerships in various fields.
The statement praised the great economic potentials of the two countries as members of the Group of Twenty (G20), especially the opportunities being offered by the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 in the fields of investment, trade, tourism, entertainment, development, industry, mining,…