Cairo - Saudi Arabia and Egypt have agreed to build a bridge over the Red Sea connecting the two countries, Saudi Arabia's King Salman has announced.

epa05249811 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) and King Salman of Saudi Arabia (L) talk during their meeting in the Egyptian Presidential Palace, Cairo, Egypt, 08 April 2016. King Salman is in the second day of his five-day visit to Egypt. EPA/EGYPTIAN PRESIDENCY/HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES