Saudi denies reported talks between Prince Salman and Netanyahu
23 Nov 2020
Benjamin Netanyahu and Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. AFP
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud on Monday denied reports that a meeting took place between Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday during a visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
"I have seen press reports about a purported meeting between HRH the Crown Prince and Israeli officials during the recent visit by @SecPompeo. No such meeting occurred. The only officials present were American and Saudi," Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud tweeted.
"No such meeting occurred. The only officials present were American and Saudi."
Netanyahu's office was not immediately available to comment on the reports, and the US State Department declined to weigh in on the issue.