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Turkish PM meets Saudi King Abdullah


Turkish PM meets Saudi King Abdullah(Riyadh) – Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Saudi King, Abdullah in Riyadh for talks on the Syrian conflict, amid Gulf Arab calls to arm rebels despite a tenuous truce going into effect.
Commenting on the meeting, Turkish ambassador Ahmet Muhtar Gun said, “The major issues in the region, particularly those concerning the Syrian question, are on the agenda.
The two leaders were also expected to “examine options in the event that (peace envoy Kofi) Annan’s plan fails,” the Saudi head of the Gulf Research Centre, Abdel Aziz al-Saqr, said.