Saudi King Names New Foreign Minister In Govt Reshuffle

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Updated December 27, 2018
File photo: King Salman of Saudi Arabia


King Salman of Saudi Arabia appointed a new foreign minister in a government reshuffle Thursday, a royal decree said.

Ibrahim al-Assaf will replace Adel al-Jubeir, the foreign ministry said citing the decree.

Jubeir will be demoted to minister of state for foreign affairs, it added.