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Saudi Crown Prince, Trump discuss Iran-backed Houthi threats in Yemen

Trump and bin Salman


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and US President Donald Trump have tackled in their Tuesday's meeting the perils posed by Iran-allied Houthi Militias and Tehran's expansionist schemes in the region.


In a statement, the White House said “On Yemen, the President and the Crown Prince discussed the threat the Houthis pose to the region, assisted by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps”.

The statement added that both leaders tackled the political measures to address the humanitarian situation and meet the needs of the Yemeni people.


Following the meeting with bin Salman at the White House on Tuesday, Trump has hailed the powerful ties between his country and Saudi Arabia, stressing the relations were better than ever.