Trump to Host Saudi Crown Prince Next Week

Trump to Host Saudi Crown Prince Next Week

Tuesday, 13 March, 2018 - 06:00
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (SPA)
Washington - Asharq Al-Awsat
US President Donald Trump will receive in Washington on March 20 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, announced the White House on Monday.

Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump looks forward to discussing how to strengthen ties between the United States and Saudi Arabia, as well as how to advance common security and economic priorities.

The US will mark the third stop of an international tour by the Crown Prince.

He had paid an official visit to Egypt over a week ago, which he followed by a three-day trip to the UK.

In Britain, he held talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, Queen Elizabeth II and a number of senior officials.

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