Looking toward Africa, Saudi Seeks Red Sea Political, Economic Bloc

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Saudi Arabia is seeking a political and economic alliance with six countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden in a move aimed at strengthening its interests in the crucial waterway and in Africa, according to reports.

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