Saudi crown prince ends France visit with deals worth 14.5bln euros


Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman concluded a three-day official vist to France on Tuesday, when a series of draft deals were signed with French companies for petro-chemical, agriciultural, waste treatment, healthcare, tourism and cultural projects worth a total of 14.58 billion euros, which are expected to be finalised during a visit to the Saudi kingdom later this year by President Emmanuel Macron.  

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia wrapped up his first official visit to France by meeting Tuesday with President Emmanuel Macron on defence, security and economic issues — and to share their concerns over the apparent use of chemical weapons in Syria, reports The Washington Post.