Saudi crown prince planning international trip soon

Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Crown Prince

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# 23 May 2022 21:07 (UTC +04:00)

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is planning a trip to Turkey, Cyprus, Greece, Jordan and Egypt where he will discuss regional and international issues and ink agreements in energy and trade, four sources familiar with the plans said on Monday, APA reports citing Reuters.

This would be the prince's first tour outside the region since the 2018 murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. He visited Japan for a G20 summit in 2019.

Saudi officials are still discussing the exact dates with the countries the crown prince is visiting, the sources said. Two of them added that the trip could happen as soon as early June.

The Saudi government's media office did not respond to a Reuters' query on the planned tour.

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