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Date of Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia revealed


US President Joe Biden will visit Saudi Arabia on a two-day trip scheduled for July 15-16. According to the BBC, which cites a number of informed sources, during this visit to the kingdom, which will be Biden’s first as president, the American leader will meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Recall that earlier the Committee on National Security of the US Congress sent Biden 6 demands, which contain key provisions for building relations with Saudi Arabia. Relations between Washington and Riyadh have cooled noticeably under the Biden administration due to his campaign statements about his intention to isolate the kingdom and bring to justice those involved in the death of a Saudi dissident journalist. Jamal Khashoggias well as the US position on the conflict in Yemen.

At the same time, the American side has repeatedly stated that Washington and Riyadh are key allies in the region and have special relations, which, in particular, the Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. This visit is designed to “reboot” bilateral relations between the two countries.

As reported EADailyToday, the White House evaded a direct answer to the question of whether US President Joe Biden believes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is behind the murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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