Saudi crown prince lands in Egypt as part of foreign tour

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Saudi Arabia’s crown prince landed in Egypt Sunday on the first leg of his maiden foreign tour as heir to the throne, a diplomatic charm offensive that follows his stunning rise to power.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Cairo comes ahead of a scheduled trip to Britain on Wednesday for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and the United States from March 19-22.

The trips are aimed partly at courting investors and come after a tumultuous period that saw a major military shake-up and an anti-corruption purge.

Egypt and Saudi Arabia have strengthened ties since Sisi won the elections.

 

Source english.alarabiya.net

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