Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Khalid Bin Salman met with U.S. Marine Corps General Kenneth Franklin McKenzie Jr., commander of the United States Central Command, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA_ reported Tuesday.
‘During the meeting they discussed the partnership between the Kingdom and the United States, specifically in the defense and military aspects’, SPA reported, emphasizing their important role in maintaining international peace and security, and promoting stability in the region.
The two sides also discussed recent developments in the region and the joint efforts made by the two countries for security and stability.
On Monday, the Arab Coalition said it had discovered and destroyed a marine planted vy Iran – backed Houthis in the south of the Red Sea, Sauti state TV reported.
The Royal Saudi Air Force and the US Air Force have concluded joint military exercises called the Desert Mirage III, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Defense said on Saturday.