Turkey offers condolences over death of Saudi royal

Brother of Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud passed away on Dec. 2

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud over the phone, Turkey’s Communications Directorate said Wednesday. Erdogan called the king to express his condolences over the passing of his brother, Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.

Prince Mutaib, a senior member of the royal family, died on Dec. 2. His funeral was held at the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Tuesday