The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz chaired the weekly Cabinet's session at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh this afternoon.
King Salman briefed the Cabinet on the results of his meeting with the King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, stressing that the signing of the establishment of Saudi-Jordanian Coordination Council and the joint statement issued after the meeting embody deep-rooted and historic relations binding the two countries.
King Salman also briefed the Cabinet on his talks with the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan during which a number of agreements and memorandums of understanding were signed, commending deep relations between the two countries.
The Cabinet expressed the Kingdom's condemnation and denunciation of the attacks of air raids being carried out by Bashar Al-Assad's forces on the city of Aleppo, which led to the killing of dozens, including children and doctors stressing that this terrorist act demonstrates the lack of seriousness of the Syrian regime to the demands of the international community.
The Cabinet commended the efforts of the security authorities and their missions in fighting terrorism and tracking down those involved in its activities including aborting an imminent terrorist act in the Asir region.
The Cabinet concluded by discussing a number of domestic affairs and decided the following: approved the Agreement on Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arab Republic of Egypt, signed in Cairo dated 01/07/1437 AH; amendment of paragraph D of Article IV of the Regulations of Promotions issued according to the Civil Service Council's Resolution No. 1/686 of 15/03/1421 AH; and authorized the Minister of Housing, or his deputy, to negotiate and sign draft memoranda of understanding for cooperation in the field of housing with the United Kingdom, France, and China.