Erdogan meets King Salman ahead of Syria peace(!) talks


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz ahead of the upcoming Syria peace(!) talks.

On Tuesday, King Salman hosted the visiting Turkish president in al-Yammamh Palace. He arrived in Riyadh late on Monday.

During the meeting, they discussed developing further relations between the two countries and regional security issues.

Erdogan also met with Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.

His trip comes ahead of two separate Syria peace talks scheduled to be held in Kazakhstan this Wednesday and Thursday and a round of UN-backed talks in Geneva on February 23.

Turkey and Saudi Arabia both support the militants fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government.