King Salman holds talks with Djibouti president after peace agreement

Monday 17th Sep 2018

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman, held talks with the president of Djibouti today, the day after he oversaw the signing of a peace agreement between the long-time hostile nations of Eritrea and Ethiopia.

President Ismail Omar Guelleh held a session of talks with the King in Jeddah. The two men discussed bilateral relations and the latest regional and international developments.

Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman also held talks with the Djibouti president at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah. The peace deal between Eritrea and Ethiopia brought an end to decades of bloody hostilities between the two countries who has share disputed border territories.

The signing ceremony was overseen by King Salman and attended by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

The Crown Prince also held individual meetings on Monday with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.


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