Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Salman aboard on a regional tour beginning with the United Arab Emirates, his first official tour since the killing of the Saudi Critic Jamal Khashoggi, which pushed the international impression of the kingdom into crisis.
According to the statement of the royal court which was informed by the official Press Agency of Saudi the Crown Prince Mohammed will visit a number of Arab States at them to keep the urge of the king of Saudi, who is his father.
Incidentally, on his first stop in the UAE, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed Bin Zayed greeted him. According to the state news agency of Emirati, WAM, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince is a neighbouring ally of UAE which is also the significant part of Saudi-led alliance combating with the Houthi rebels led by Iran in Yemen.
WAM told both leaders talked about “ regional and international” progressions and the “ challenges and threats facing the Middle East region” without explaining.
A Presidential source of Tunis told AFP that the Prince is also planning to visit Tunisian capital.
Significantly, the Crown Prince is assumed to attend the G20 summit held in Argentina in the next week, but he suddenly changed the plan and prepared for the regional tour as the international concern has escalated on Riyadh over the brutal killing of the Washington Columnist inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on 2nd October.
According to the representative of Turkish President, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan most probably meet with Prince Mohammed on the G20 summit.
Though the Turkish President Erdogan claimed that the order of assassination of Khashoggi came from “the highest level” of the Saudi authorities but has paused his statements to directly accuse the Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.