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Saudi crown prince absent from King Salman meeting with 24 princes

King of Saudi Arabia Salman Bin Abdulaziz [SPA]
King of Saudi Arabia Salman Bin Abdulaziz [SPA]

Twenty-four Saudi princes including Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin Bin Abdulaziz had breakfast with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz on Tuesday at the Royal Safa Palace in Mecca in the absence of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.

Saudi Al-Madina newspaper reported that King Salman received the president of the United Comoros Republic Othman Ghazali, Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba and the UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the palace on Tuesday.

The newspaper did not mention if Crown Prince, Prince Mohammed bin Salman attended any of the meetings but said the guests had breakfast with the King in the presence of 24 Saudi princes.

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