Turkish president, Saudi king discuss ties via phone


Leaders agree to improve ties, step up dialogue efforts to resolve issues.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi King Salman bin Abdelaziz discussed relations between their countries in a telephone conversation late Friday.

Erdogan and Salam agreed to improve ties and keep a dialogue channel open to resolve issues, according to a statement by the Turkish Presidential Communications Directorate.

They also discussed the G20 Leaders Summit which is currently chaired by Saudi Arabia.