Turkey backs Saudi Arabia's bid to host Expo 2030

April 30, 2022

ANKARA — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan affirmed that his country would back Saudi Arabia's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in Riyadh.

He reiterated on Saturday his country's support for the security and stability of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region.

Erdogan was quoted by Anadolu news agency as telling journalists on the presidential plane returning from Saudi Arabia that Ankara attaches great importance to Saudi and Gulf security and stability.

He added that Ankara and Riyadh had demonstrated a common will to develop bilateral relations at the highest level, and to continue this effort for the common interests and stability of the region.

The Turkish president underlined the significance of promoting economic cooperation between the two countries, noting that Riyadh and Ankara had agreed on the need to bring together the business people and investors of the two countries.

On his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received in Jeddah. — Agencies

April 30, 2022
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