King Salman holds call with US President Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia's King Salman held a telephone call with US President Donald Trump on Friday. (SPA/File Photo)
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Updated 09 May 2020

King Salman holds call with US President Donald Trump

  • The two leaders ‘reaffirmed the strong defense partnership’ between the two countries

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman held a telephone call with US President Donald Trump on Friday.

The two leaders “reaffirmed the strong defense partnership” between the two countries according to a White House statement.

“The two leaders agreed on the importance of stability in global energy markets, and reaffirmed the strong United States-Saudi defense partnership. The president and King Salman also discussed other critical regional and bilateral issues and their cooperation as leaders of the G7 and G20, respectively,” said White House spokesman Judd Deere.


Saudi FM discusses enhanced bilateral cooperation with Cypriot counterpart

Updated 26 September 2020

Saudi FM discusses enhanced bilateral cooperation with Cypriot counterpart

RIYADH: Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah made several phone calls with his counterparts from other nations.

He discussed Saudi-Cypriot relations with Nikos Christodoulides, the Cypriot minister of foreign affairs, stressing the need to strengthen mutual cooperation in various fields, and discussing regional and international developments of common interest

Prince Faisal also spoke separately to Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide, Norway’s minister of foreign affairs; to Linas Linkevičius, minister of foreign affairs for Lithuania; and to Edgars Rinkēvičs, Latvia’s minister of foreign affairs.

With all three, the prince discussed bilateral relations and cooperation, in addition to regional and global matters of mutual interest to Saudi Arabia and their respective countries.