United States President Joe
BidenOn Thursday, it said it would work to build “strong and transparent as possible” relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia.
Biden He stated this in his first phone call with the Saudi king, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, since he took office in January.
The White House said in a statement that the two leaders discussed the long-term bilateral partnership and regional security, “including renewed diplomatic efforts led by the United Nations and the United States” to end the war in Yemen.
The Saudi monarch affirmed that his country is interested in reaching a comprehensive political solution in Yemen and achieving security and development for the Yemeni people.
In their conversation, Biden He said he would “work to make the bilateral relations as strong and transparent as possible.”
In his first foreign policy speech in early February, Biden Announce an end to US support for Saudi-led attacks in Yemen, including related arms sales.
The White House also indicated that Washington would revert to the partner model by linking up with Riyadh.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received a phone call from US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin last week.