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HRH Crown Prince Receives Telephone Call from US Secretary of Defense

Saudi Press Agency

Monday 1441/1/17 - 2019/09/16

Jeddah, Sep. 16, 2019, SPA -- His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received today a telephone call from US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper.

During the telephone conversation, the US Secretary of Defense affirmed his country's full support for the Kingdom against the recent attacks on two oil plants in Abqaiq and Khurais, pointing out that his country is currently studying all possible options in addressing the attacks on the Kingdom.

The US Secretary of Defense lauded the Kingdom's role in in supporting international efforts to confront the Iranian danger which threatens the maritime navigation.

For his part, HRH the Crown Prince affirmed that the Iranian threats are not only directed to the Kingdom, but affect the Middle East and the world.

22:21 LOCAL TIME 19:21 GMT

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