Date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki met, on Tuesday evening, a Saudi delegation headed by Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan during his official visit to Eritrea.
The Eritrean Information Minister, Yamani Gabramsqal, said in a tweet via Twitter that the Eritrean President, Isaias Afwerki, had received the Saudi Foreign Minister and his accompanying delegation.
He pointed out that bin Farhan handed Afwerki a message from Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Related to bilateral relations and issues of common concern.
He added that the two sides held intensive talks on bilateral relations and regional issues of common importance, and agreed to strengthen their relations and establish a committee to implement the common vision.
Last February, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held an official session of talks with the President of Eritrea, Isaias Afwerki, who visited the Kingdom.
The Saudi Press Agency said at the time that Mohammed bin Salman and Afwerki reviewed the bilateral relations between the two countries, areas of joint cooperation, developments in regional events, and the efforts made towards them.
She added that the Saudi crown prince stressed the importance and role of the Council of Arab and African States bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden in developing and enhancing cooperation opportunities in various fields.