Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi held "fruitful talks for the region's stability" during his Wednesday (July 11th) visit to Saudi Arabia, AFP reported.
Morsi told reporters that his talks with Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz in Jeddah were "fruitful and constructive for the interests of Egypt, the kingdom and the peoples of the region."
The king spoke with wisdom, knowledge and love for the Egyptian people, he told the press.
At the meeting's conclusion Morsi said the stability of the region "requires the stability of Egypt, the Gulf, especially Saudi Arabia. Therefore, we back this and are working on it. All our talks and dialogue are in the interest of this region and its stability and in the interests of the two peoples".
Meanwhile, Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr told the official Middle East News Agency that Morsi's visit will reflect positively on economic ties between the two nations.
The visit is Morsi's first international trip as head of state.