September 7, 2017 / 12:05 AM / 2 months ago

Saudi King Salman to visit White House early next year - White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Saudi King Salman on Wednesday and the two leaders agreed Salman will visit the White House early next year, the White House said in a statement.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud waits to greet U.S. President Donald Trump, as he arrives to attend a summit of Gulf Cooperation Council leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RC119EC86A80

In the phone call, Trump and Salman also “discussed ways to continue advancing shared priorities, including enhancing security and prosperity in the Middle East,” the statement said. 

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh

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