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King Salman, Trump confirm need to halt ‘top terror sponsor’ Iran

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Saudi King Salman telephoned US President Donald Trump Saturday evening, in which he affirmed the Kingdom’s support and welcome the firm strategy announced by Trump towards Iran and its aggressive activities and support for terrorism in the region and the world.

The king praised the leadership role of the new US administration, which recognizes the magnitude of these challenges and threats, stressing the need for concerted efforts and firm positions on terrorism and extremism against its top sponsor, Iran.

Trump expressed his appreciation for the initiative of King Salman and his support, and stressed the keenness of the US to work with its allies to achieve security and world peace.

The two sides also discussed relations between the two countries and ways of developing them, as well as issues of mutual concern.