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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has asked for a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and that there was now no reason not to meet him, said Turkey's foreign minister.

Prince Mohammed was welcomed by Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on arrival at Tunis airport, the presidency said, and the two went into talks shortly afterwards at Carthage Palace.

During a phone-in with the talk show "al-Hekaya" (The Story), on MBC, on Monday, Adib said that the visit confirms that the "alliance of moderation" between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain is "strong and continuous:", evidenced by the strong participation of these countries in the investment conference in Riyadh, as well as in the "Arab Shield 1" maneuvers.

"The decision to build a nuclear power plant in the kingdom is the result of serious research that confirmed the need for this step", Saudi energy expert Said al-Shahrani told Sputnik.

"The stability and security of Saudi Arabia is an integral part of Egypt's security", Sisi was quoted as saying.

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Tunisia and Saudi Arabia have very different political systems.

Saudi Arabia has repeatedly said the prince had no knowledge of the killing, which Turkey says was carried out at the Saudi consulate by a squad of 15 Saudi agents which included a member of Prince Mohammed's security team.

Among his many titles, MBS is the defense minister of Saudi Arabia, which could sustain war crimes charges against him under Argentina's expansive laws.

The prince is expected to fly on to a Group of 20 summit in Argentina at the end of his Tunisia visit.

A statement by Saudi Ambassador to Egypt, Osama bin Ahmed Naqli, said that the visit of Prince Salman to Cairo for the second time in a year reflects the depth and strength of relations between the two countries, and demonstrates the volume of cooperation between them.

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She wouldn't rule out "interaction" with the crown prince during the summit that opens Friday.

Saudi Arabia has faced intense global criticism over the killing of insider-turned-critic Khashoggi in its Istanbul consulate on October 2.

In its petition, HRW highlighted almost 90 "indiscriminate and disproportionate airstrikes on civilians" in which the US -backed Saudi coalition has "hit homes, markets, hospitals, schools and mosques" across Yemen.

His group tried to seek a court order blocking the prince's visit.

Human Rights Watch has made a similar legal request in Argentina.

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