Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Concludes US Visit
March 17, 2017
Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, concluded his visit to Washington, DC. Prince Mohammed met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday at the White House. During the meeting, they reaffirmed the importance of the Saudi-U.S. strategic partnership. The leaders stressed their determination to strengthen their cooperation in the economic, commercial, investment, and energy fields.
On March 16, Prince Mohammed met with Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis at the Pentagon to review progress in the bilateral defense relationship, including the two nations’ efforts to confront the most pressing security challenges to the region, such as Iran's destabilizing regional activities and the ongoing campaign to defeat Daesh (ISIS) and other terrorist organizations.