Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday named his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, completing a gradual removal of powers from the previous Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who has been fired. According to a royal decree issued by the official Saudi Press Agency, Mohammed bin Salman, 31, was also named deputy prime minister, and maintains his post as minister of defence.
Saudi Arabia King's son Mohammed bin Salman named as crown prince
Saudi's King Salman named his son as the country's new crown prince
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