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Turkey offers condolences over death of Saudi royal

Brother of Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud passed away on Dec. 2

Ferdi Türkten, Hamdi Çelikbaş   | 04.12.2019
Turkey offers condolences over death of Saudi royal

LONDON 

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud over the phone, Turkey’s Communications Directorate said Wednesday.

Erdogan called the king to express his condolences over the passing of his brother, Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.

Prince Mutaib, a senior member of the royal family, died on Dec. 2.

His funeral was held at the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Tuesday.

*Writing by Gozde Bayar

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