Trump, King Salman discuss need to defeat terrorism

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia during which they discussed the "need to fight terrorism." The White House said in a statement that Trump and King Salman discussed "the need to defeat terrorism, cut off terrorist funding, and combat extremist ideology." For his part, Trump "urged that all parties to the Qatar dispute find a diplomatic resolution that follows through on their commitments made at the Riyadh Summit, to maintain unity while fighting terrorism." "The two leaders also addressed the threat Iran poses to the region," the statement added.

Furthemore, the statement noted that Trump and King Salman "praised the resilience of the communities affected by Hurricane Harvey," during which King Salman "offered his condolences to the families who have lost loved ones." (end) si.sd


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