Saudi FM holds talks with Latvian leaders

Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan holds talks with Latvian President Egils Levits in the capital Riga. — Courtesy photo/Twitter: @FaisalbinFarhan

Saudi Arabia’s FM Prince Faisal Bin Farhan met with Latvian President Egils Levits in capital Riga; the SPA reported on Friday.

Prince Faisal conveyed to the president greetings from King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman greetings; and the president expressed his gratitude toward the king, the crown prince, the Saudi government as well as the Saudi people.

They discussed bilateral ties and ways to enhance them. They also discussed current international issues.

In separate meetings, Prince Faisal held talks with Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins and FM Edgars Rinkevics.

They also reviewed bilateral relations and discussed the latest events in the regional and international arenas.

The prime minister tweeted: “It was a pleasure to discuss matters of bilateral relations with @FaisalbinFarhan who is visiting today. We see the highest potential for economic cooperation in the areas of ICT, pharmaceuticals as well as food production.”

Rinkevics described his meeting with his Saudi counterpart as excellent. He also said that they discussed the Middle East peace process; regional developments in Europe and MENA; and EU-Saudi Arabia dialogue.