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Trump congratulates Saudi crown prince on his promotion - Arabiya TV
June 21, 2017 / 5:29 PM / 3 months ago

Trump congratulates Saudi crown prince on his promotion - Arabiya TV

U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman meet at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Saudi King Salman’s son Mohammed bin Salman on his promotion to the position of crown prince, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV reported on Wednesday.

Al-Arabiya said Trump told Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a telephone call that he aspires to consolidate a U.S. partnership with the kingdom. The report was also carried by Saudi state television.

Reporting by Ali Abdelaty, writing by Sami Aboudi, editing by Mark Heinrich

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