Middle-east Arab News Opinion | Asharq Al-awsat

Deputy Crown Prince Receives Telephone Call from US Secretary of Defense | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
Select Page
Media ID: 55374796

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (SPA)

Jeddah- Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, has received a telephone call from US Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Saudi Press Agency reported.

During the phone conversation on Wednesday, they discussed the current situation and latest developments in the region, SPA said.

The US Secretary of Defense lauded the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s active role in combating terrorism and countering extremism, the agency stated.

The two sides looked forward to more work for unifying international efforts in order to achieve security and stability in the region, it added.