Amid the differences between Saudi Arabia and Turkey, Erdogan is taking part in the emergency summit of 20 headed by King Salman


Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The Turkish Presidency Liaison Service announced on Wednesday that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will participate in the emergency summit of the Group of Twenty countries that presides over the current session of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Turkish presidency stated that Erdogan will participate, through the technology of “video conference”, in an extraordinary summit that brings together leaders of the twenty countries regarding the Coruna virus, according to the official Turkish Anatolia News Agency.

It indicated that both Foreign Minister Mawloud Cawushoglu, Minister of Treasury and Finance Barat Al-Bairaq, Head of the Communication Department at the Presidency of the Republic Fakhreddin Alton, Speaker of the Presidency Ibrahim Qalan, and the Turkish Envoy to the Group of Twenty Khereddin Demirjan will attend alongside Erdogan.

And he tweeted on the Saudi King’s page, King Salman, the official social networking site, at dawn on Thursday: “At this critical time when the world faces the emerging Corona pandemic, which affects people, health systems and the global economy, we meet with the G20 in an extraordinary summit to come up with initiatives that fulfill hopes Our peoples, strengthened the role of our governments, and united our efforts to confront this epidemic … God has protected the world from all harm. ”

It is noteworthy that the relations between Saudi Arabia and Turkey are witnessing a state of tension and disagreements in a number of files, perhaps the most prominent of which is the repercussions of the case of the murder of the Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, at his country’s consulate in Istanbul, and the Turkish Public Prosecution issued, on Tuesday, an indictment against 18 suspects in the case and the demand for Ahmed’s prison Asiri, former deputy head of Saudi intelligence and Saud al-Qahtani, former adviser to the Saudi royal court, on the same case.


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