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Saudi King, French president meet on ties, regional issues

11-05-2012 06:02 BJT

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud and French President Francois Hollande held a meeting Sunday in Jeddah, Saudi News Agency reported.

The two leaders discussed the development on regional and international arenas, particularly the development in the Palestinian cause as well as the current situation in Syria.

They also discussed prospects of cooperation between the two countries and means of enhancing bilateral relations in all fields.

This is Hollande's first visit to the Middle East since he was elected French president in May, 2012.

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: Xinhua

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