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King Salman Receives Egyptian President el-Sisi in Riyadh

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - APRIL 23:  Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (L) meets Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) during his visit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on April 23, 2017.  (Photo by Bandar Algaloud / Saudi Kingdom Council / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – APRIL 23: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (L) meets Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) during his visit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on April 23, 2017. (Photo by Bandar Algaloud / Saudi Kingdom Council / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi arrived in Riyadh on Sunday on an official visit to Saudi Arabia. King Salman received him at the King Salman Airbase.

King Salman had invited the Egyptian president to visit the kingdom at the Arab Summit held in Jordan last month.

President al-Sisi is scheduled to hold a bilateral Egyptian-Saudi summit during the visit to discuss strategic relations between the two countries, the Egyptian presidency had announced on Friday.

The visit will be a consultation on various regional and international issues of common concern, especially the fight against terrorism in the region and in the international community.

Among those who were present at the airbase to receive the Egyptian president were Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Minister of State and Cabinet member Essam bin Saad, Saudi Ambassador to Egypt Ahmad Qattan and Egyptian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Nasser Hamdi.

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