USA reaffirms commitment to defend Saudi from Iran-aligned attacks
US President Joe Biden reaffirmed his country’s commitment to help “Saudi Arabia defend its territory as it faces attacks from Iranian-aligned groups” in a phone call.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, congratulated Biden on his assumption of his post in the first call between the leaders.
During the conversation, King Salman and Biden stressed on the depth of the relationship between the two countries, and the importance of strengthening the partnership between them to serve their interests and achieve security and stability in the region and the world, reported SPA.
According to a statement from the White House, Biden and King Salman discussed “the US commitment to help Saudi Arabia defend its territory as it faces attacks from Iranian-aligned groups”.
The most important issues in the region and developments of common interest were also reviewed. King Salman thanked the US President for the US’s commitment to defend the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against such threats and to assure that Iran will not be allowed to possess nuclear weapons.