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.
Tensions simmered with Iran over the weekend as Saudi Arabia, the United States and allies made it clear war should be avoided at all costs but that they would respond to security threats and defend their interests if necessary.
A personal call between President Donald Trump and King Salman Saudi Arabia helped to finalize an agreement in which the Kingdom will buy Lockheed Martin’s $15 billion THAAD missile defense system, according to reports.
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States HRH Prince Khaled bin Salman has issued a statement on Twitter concerning the recent moves by the Kingdom and its Arab allies on the port city of Hodaidah in Yemen, blasting the Iran-backed Houthi rebels.
The U.S. Senate passed a resolution Wednesday to end American support for the Saudi-led, U.N.-backed coalition in Yemen, issuing a challenge to President Donald Trump to use his first veto of his Presidency.