Riyadh — Saudi Arabia’s second-in-line to the throne, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, will meet President Donald Trump at the White House in the highest-level visit to Washington by a Saudi royal since November’s presidential election.
The kingdom’s royal court announced on Monday that the prince, who is also defence minister and King Salman’s son, would start his Washington visit on Thursday.
The statement said Prince Mohammed will meet with Trump and a number of US officials to discuss “the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries and regional issues of mutual interest”.
No details were given on when he will meet Trump.
Saudi relations with Washington cooled under President Barack Obama after his administration secured a nuclear deal with regional rival Iran. Obama also openly criticised Gulf Arab countries.
more recommended stories
At least 50 people killed by a suicide attack on a mosque in Afghanistan
A suicide bomb attack on a.
IEA ask airlines to resume international flights to Afghanistan
(Reuters) – The Taliban government in.
Taliban say United Nations promises aid after meeting with officials in Kabul
Senior Taliban officials met in Kabul.
Taliban Fire Shots And Tear Gas At Women’s Equal Rights Protest In Kabul
Taliban special forces in camouflage fired.
Taliban says no evacuation extension as G7 meets on Afghanistan crisis
The USA should withdraw all troops.
Boris Johnson calls G7 meeting on Tuesday to discuss Afghanistan crisis
UK prime minister Boris Johnson will chair.
‘I hope the Taliban keep their promises’ – Vladimir Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that.
United Nations to launch Gaza aid appeal as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds
A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.