Trump says that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is "my friend"

Trump says that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is "my friend"

President Trump met with Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman on Saturday, when he was in Osaka, Japan, and crowned Prince as "my friend." Trump has told Bin Salman "a person who has actually worked in the last 5 years to open Saudi Arabia."

Mr. Trump did not answer questions about Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who died in Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in October 2018. An independent United Nations human rights expert investigating the death of Khashoggi said at the beginning of this month that Bin was "credible evidence" of linking Salman. For murder, Bin Salman has denied any involvement.

Mr. Trump praised Bin Salman for "bookkeeper's job" on Saturday and said that his meetings on "trade, economic development, and the army" were held.

"As you know, Saudi Arabia is a big buyer of American products of US products and especially US military equipment," Trump said. "We still make the best in the world, and we appreciate doing them, they produce at least one million jobs by purchasing Saudi Arabia, so we are very happy to be with you." Thanks, great respect. Very good luck for all of you to come here "

According to the White House, the couple discussed a "productive meeting" in which they discussed "the fundamental role of Saudi Arabia to ensure stability in the Middle East and the world oil markets", increasing threat from Iran, trade, and investment increased. The importance of two countries, and issues of human rights, and issues of human rights. "

The meeting with bin Salman took place between the tensions between the United States and Iran. Mr. Trump has praised Bin Salman for a long time, and on Friday, former Foreign Minister Rex Tylson said that Trump's son-in-law and chief consultant "often met" with Bin Salman.

Bin Salman was kept in a group photo between his and Japanese Prime Minister, the host country leader Shinzo Abe.