Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman began his 20-day visit to the United States with a three-hour meeting with President Donald Trump.
Both leaders stressed the strength and potential of Saudi-US ties before sitting down for talks with their officials.
Mr Trump displayed cue cards showing Saudi military purchases from the US at more than US$12.5 billion (46bn) as he touted investments and economic co-operation with the Kingdom. “We are bringing back hundreds of millions of dollars into the United States... over 40,000 jobs” he said.
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