Saudi Arabia, Turkey agree to set up a coordination council
April 14, 2016
Saudi Arabia and Turkey today signed an agreement in Istanbul to form a coordination council to further strengthen bilateral ties.
The objective of the Saudi-Turkish Coordination Council is to enhance coordination between the two countries in the fields of politics, diplomacy, economy, trade, banking, finance, maritime navigation, industry, energy, agriculture, culture, education, technology, military, military industries, security, media, television, and consular affairs.
The agreement was signed by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in the presence of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.