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Saudi King Salman chairs cabinet meeting from hospital

Soundless video of event is broadcast on state TV

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz seen delivering a televised speech regarding COVID-19 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on March 19.    © Reuters

RIYADH (Reuters) -- Saudi King Salman held a cabinet meeting via video call from hospital in the capital Riyadh on Tuesday, a day after the 84-year-old monarch was admitted with what state media said was inflammation of the gall bladder.

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