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Sushma takes part in Saudi festival

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday participated in the national festival of Saudi Arabia and held bilateral discussions with the Saudi royals, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday.

The Minister is on a two-day visit to the Gulf country.

“..The minister held bilateral discussions with the Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir and discussed wide range of bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest. She also re-affirmed India’s support to peace in the region and called for collective efforts in fighting the menace of terrorism,” a press release from the Ministry of External Affairs stated.

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