Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The Turkish Foreign Ministry said, on Wednesday, that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed, in a phone call, with his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan, bilateral relations between the two countries.
The ministry added, according to a statement published by the Turkish “Anatolia” news agency, that “Oglu and Bin Farhan discussed bilateral relations and cooperation in international forums, especially the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and during the call, the two sides discussed the agreement to export grain from Ukrainian ports, which was reached in Istanbul.” .
The Saudi Press Agency said that Prince Faisal bin Farhan received a phone call today from his Turkish counterpart, during which they “reviewed bilateral relations and ways to enhance them to serve the aspirations of the two countries, in addition to discussing the latest developments in regional and international events, and topics of common interest.”
It is noteworthy that the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, visited Turkey last month, in his first ever official visit to this country.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Saudi Arabia last April, where he met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his crown prince.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Turkey was part of a tour that included Egypt and Jordan.