Saudi Arabia's cabinet convenes in Riyadh to discuss King Salman's meetings Somali and Greek leaders
King Salman, the custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, had met with President Mohammed Abdullah Farmajo of Somalia and President Prokopios Pavlopoulos of Greece. Saud briefed the cabinet on the outcome of those talks. He also spoke about the outcomes of meetings held in Iraq by Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister. Al Jubeir had met with numerous officials in the country to affirm treaties between Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
Another topic of conversation at the meeting was a discussion about the resumption of Syrian negotiations in Geneva, which the cabinet hopes will lead to a ceasefire and a political solution.
The cabinet also approved a scientific cooperation agreement with Belarus, authorized an exchange of news between the Saudi Press Agency and Indonesian and Malaysian news agencies, examined cooperation agreements with Kyrgyzstan and Russia about combating crime and approved a memorandum of understanding with Afghanistan for cooperating on judicial and legal affairs.