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Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo Discuss Coronavirus Fight

Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo Discuss Coronavirus Fight

Wednesday, 25 March, 2020 - 19:30
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receives Pompeo in Riyadh in February. (SPA)
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received on Wednesday a telephone call from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, reported the Saudi Press Agency.


They voiced their concern over the new coronavirus outbreak, stressing the need for international cooperation to contain it.


They also discussed efforts aimed at stabilizing the global energy market.


Pompeo underlined the United States’ gratitude for the ongoing partnership with Saudi Arabia in confronting the Iranian regime’s destabilizing actions in the region.


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