During the G20 Summit held in Antalya, Turkey, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who led the Kingdom's delegation to the summit, affirmed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has suffered greatly from terrorism and addressed its intellectual premises, especially those who take the teachings of Islam as a justification for them, while Islam is innocent.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques affirmed that political and security instability is hampering our efforts to promote global economic growth. Unfortunately, our region suffers from many crises. He concluded that there is a good opportunity to cooperate and mobilize initiatives to find truly global solutions to the urgent challenges, including combating terrorism, the refugee problem or diminishing confidence in the world economy.
On the sidelines of the Antalya-based G20 Summit, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques held meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel; British Prime Minister David Cameron; Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi; Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan; Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Turkey Dr. Ahmet Davutoglu. During the meetings, bilateral relations and topics on the agenda of the summit were discussed.
Upon directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, then the Deputy Crown Prince, led the Kingdom's delegation to the 2016 G20 Hangzhou summit in China.
Following the summit, HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman, sent a cable of thanks to Chinese President Xi Jinping, lauding the positive outcomes of the summit.
On the sidelines of 2016 G20 Hangzhou summit held in China, HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman held bilateral meetings with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan; Indonesian President Joko Widodo; Russian President Vladimir Putin; South Korean President Park Geun-hye; Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev; French President Francois Hollande; British Prime Minister Theresa May; Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi; Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi; US Secretary of State John Kerry; UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Brazilian President Michel Temer. During the meetings, bilateral relations and topics on the agenda of the summit were discussed.
Source: Saudi Press Agency