Saudi, US delegations discuss bilateral ties

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis receives Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Pentagon in Washington. (SPA)
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US Defense Secretary James Mattis (L) hosts an enhanced honor cordon welcoming Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)
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US Defense Secretary James Mattis (L) hosts an enhanced honor cordon welcoming Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)
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US Defense Secretary James Mattis (L) welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Pentagon on Thursday. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)
Updated 18 March 2017

Saudi, US delegations discuss bilateral ties

Saudi, US delegations discuss bilateral ties
WASHINGTON: Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman led a high-level Saudi delegation that met at the Pentagon with US Defense Secretary James Mattis and other senior officials.
The two sides reviewed bilateral relations and areas of strategic cooperation, and ways to enhance them.
They also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East and the international arena, and efforts to address them, especially regarding the fight against terrorism.
At the end of the extended meeting, the two sides expressed satisfaction with the issues discussed and ways to address them.