December 27, 2018 / 1:22 PM / 24 days ago

Saudi king reshuffles cabinet, appoints new foreign minister

DUBAI, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman has appointed Ibrahim al-Assaf as the new foreign minister in a cabinet reshuffle, state media reported on Thursday.

Assaf replaces Adel al-Jubeir, who was appointed Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. (Reporting By Asma Alsharif and Katie Paul Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

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