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Crown Prince interviewed by Japanese newspaper

Crown Prince Abdullah Ibn Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard, in an exclusive interview today with the Japanese newspaper Mainishi, underscored that among the first priorities of the Kingdom politically and economically is mutual understanding with other parties.  He added that crises and problems of this period are embodied by misunderstanding at a time when we are in great need to understand each other.  In response to questions, Crown Prince Abdullah cast light on the Kingdom’s relations with sister and friendly countries in addition to a number of regional and international issues. He also said that Saudi Arabia looks forward to Japan assuming its role and natural place in the Kingdom through an active participation of Japanese companies.