Kerry, Saudi Crown Prince discuss conflict zones
US State Secretary hosts Iftar dinner
HAMEED SHAHEEN ISLAMABAD—Secretary Kerry hosted Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on for an iftar dinner in recognition of the Deputy Crown Prince’s visit to the United States, says spokesman John Kirby according to US State Depatt’s webpage.
The two reviewed the strong and enduring relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia and discussed a broad range of regional issues, including Yemen, Syria, Libya, and countering terrorism. They also discussed the Kingdom’s plans to transform its economy through its National Transformation Program.
Finally, the two discussed this weekend’s shooting in Orlando and expressed their shared commitment to continue their cooperation in combatting the spread of violent extremism, both regionally and internationally.