Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister Prince Khalid bin Salman held several meetings with top U.S. officials yesterday in Washington, D.C., including Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and President Donald Trump.
Saudi Arabia is making major preparations to host the annual gathering of the leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) nations next year in Riyadh, the 15th meeting of the group that is set to thrust the city into the global spotlight.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman said in his annual address to the Shoura Council on Wednesday that the ability of Saudi Aramco to quickly restore oil production capacity after attacks on its facilities in September "had proven the kingdom’s ability to meet global demand during any shortage."
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan has met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington on Thursday ahead of an international meeting of countries committed to defeating ISIS, according to reports and social media.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman met in Washington D.C. yesterday to discuss the ongoing war in Yemen and other U.S.-Saudi defense related topics.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, en route to the G20 meetings in Japan this weekend, made an official and high-level visit to South Korea in a sign of strong ties between the two nations.