Trump welcomes opening of Saudi airspace to Israel-UAE flights

US president Donald Trump, flanked by White House senior advisor Jared Kushner, meets with Saudi Arabia`s Deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 20 May, 2017. Reuters File Photo
US president Donald Trump, flanked by White House senior advisor Jared Kushner, meets with Saudi Arabia`s Deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 20 May, 2017. Reuters File Photo
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US president Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia’s King Salman in a phone call that he welcomed the opening of Saudi airspace to flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and discussed ways to enhance regional security, a White House spokesman said. Trump also urged Saudi Arabia to negotiate with other Gulf countries to resolve the rift, spokesman Judd Deere said.

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