Breaking News

Obama departs for Saudi Arabia

(Last Updated On: April 20, 2016)

obama

President Barack Obama is beginning a visit to Saudi Arabia at a time of strained relations between the US and Gulf countries.

As well as meeting King Salman, he will sit with leaders from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter is on the trip with him.

Mr Carter said they would be seeking help with military and naval operations to counter Iran’s “destabilising activities” in the region.

Later in the week, President Obama will travel to the UK and Germany.

Source: BBC

About Ariana News

Check Also

Ghani Meets Outgoing U.S. CENTCOM Commander Gen. Votel, Discusses Peace Process

(Last Updated On: February 19, 2019) President Ashraf Ghani met with the U.S. Central Commander …