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Greece–Saudi Arabia relations


Greece–Saudi Arabia relations

Greek-Saudi Arabia relations
Map indicating locations of Greece and Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia

Greece – Saudi Arabia relations refers to the current and historical bilateral relationship between Greece and Saudi Arabia. Greece has an Embassy in Riyadh and Saudi Arabia has an Embassy in Athens. Greece has also a Consulate General in Jeddah.


  • Saud of Saudi Arabia 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Saud of Saudi Arabia

Saud of Saudi Arabia, King of Saudi Arabia from 1953–1964, lived in exile in Greece before moving to Egypt. He sought end-of-life treatment in Greece and died there in 1969.[1] He was called the 'ideal tourist' because of his 'lavish spending' while in Greece.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Saud Returns from Exile Associated Press, December 19, 1966
  2. ^ Saud's Death Deprives Greece of a Prized Tourist; Lavish Spending of Former Saudi Monarch Enriched Economy by Millions New York Times, February 26, 1969

External links

  • Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs about relations with Saudi Arabia

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