During the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Riyadh, an agreement was signed to sell Turkish drones to Saudi Arabia.

Iran PressMiddle East: President Erdogan arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday, accompanied by an entourage of some 200 businesspeople, according to the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey, as part of a three-stop tour of the region.

Both countries signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in many fields, including energy, direct investments, and defense industries.

Erdogan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attended the signing ceremony between Turkish defense firm Baykar and the Saudi defense ministry, Saudi state news agency SPA reported.

Saudi Arabia will acquire the drones “to enhance the readiness of the kingdom’s armed forces and bolstering its defense and manufacturing capabilities,” Defence Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman Al Saud said in a tweet on Tuesday.


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