On Tuesday, he met the Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in Athens. The two leaders agreed that Saudi Arabia ought to provide Greece with “much cheaper renewable energy”. This can be performed via a brand new energy line between the 2 international locations, which Mytsotakis mentioned might probably additionally be used to produce different international locations in southwestern Europe with Saudi vitality.
Agreements between Saudi Arabia and Greece concerning maritime transport, vitality and protection know-how are to be signed on Wednesday.
Later this week bin Salman is predicted to go to France.
The journey is the crown prince’s first to the EU because the homicide of American-Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018 – a killing that US intelligence says bin Salman gave the inexperienced mild to.