President Mahmoud Abbas with King Salman of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh. (WAFA photo)
RIYADH, December 20, 2017 (WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas met in Riyadh on Wednesday with King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia and briefed him on the latest developments and efforts to protect Jerusalem from the dangers facing it following US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel earlier this month.
The meeting started as four eyes and was followed by an expanded meeting that included delegation from both sides.
Abbas thanked Saudi Arabia for its support of the Palestinian cause and rights.