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Greece, Saudia Arabia Foreign Chiefs Meet for Deals

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Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias with Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir. (Photo by Eurokinissi/ Yiannis Panagopoulos)

ATHENS- Greece has jumped into the line of more governments wanting to deal with Saudi Arabia although its Crown Prince had been accused of ordering the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, now set aside with investments on the line.

As journalist and human rights groups said there was impunity for the slaughter of Khashoggi, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir.

According to diplomatic sources that weren't named, Kathimerini said their talks focused on economic cooperation, boosting trade relations and increasing investments in Greece, as well as on collaboration in sectors such as infrastructure, technology and energy.

They were also said to have talked about Turkey's invasion of northern Syria, issues about Libya, the long ongoing troubles between Palestinians and Israel recent developments in Yemen, the same sources said.

Al-Jubeir invited Dendias to visit Saudi Arabia at a date that will be arranged through diplomatic channels, the report added.