Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman called Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday. According to the official Saudi Press Agency "SPA", the importance of strategic relations between Saudi Arabia and China was emphasized during the call. The Crown Prince appreciated Saudi Arabia's efforts to promote good neighborly relations between Riyadh and Tehran.
The Chinese president appreciated Saudi Arabia's role in promoting Beijing's relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council and Middle East countries. During the call, he reviewed aspects of partnership between Saudi Arabia and China and joint coordination efforts to enhance cooperation between the two countries in various fields.
China Central Television has also clarified that the Chinese President spoke to the Saudi Crown Prince on the phone and discussed various issues, including support for negotiations between Saudi Arabia and Iran. State media reported on Tuesday that Xi Jinping said he hoped the two sides would continue to improve their relationship based on the results of the talks.