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Turkish President Erdogan meeting with Saudi King Salman

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(Riyadh-AlummahWorld, 11 Jumada I, 1436, 02 March 2015) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visiting Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will meet Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud today on Monday.

Earlier on Satuday, Erdogan was welcomed in King Abdulaziz International airport in Jeddah city in the west by Governor Bin Macit and Turkish Ambassador to Saud Arabia Yusun Demirer.
Turkish President is accompanied by his wife Emine Erdogan, Deputy Prime Ministers Yalcin Akdogan and Numan Kurtulmus, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, journalists and businessmen.

During his visit to Saudi Arabia, President Erdogan performed Umrah, visiting the holy city of Mecca and Masjid al-Haram, the holiest site in Islam in a non-pilgrimage season. He also visited Medina, where al-Masjid al-Nabawi, the second holiest site in Islam containing the burial place of Prophet, is located.

Number of foreign leaders are visiting Saudi Arabia these day. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi meet Kind Salman on Sunday in the Saudi capital. Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif is due to visit Riyadh on Tuesday.

In the view of changing Middle East situation, meetings of foreign leaders with Saudi King Salman getting attention.