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Saudi king calls Trump to condemn New York terror attack

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Saudi King Salman called American President Donald Trump to condemn the recent New York terror attack which killed at least 8 and injured others last week, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday.

The king slammed the attack and said it contradicts with all religious values and humanitarian principles and voiced the Saudi kingdom’s willingness to help confront evil acts.

He also voiced the kingdom’s support of measures taken by the US to confront terrorism and maintain national security.

The king, who offered his condolences to the American people, added that more international efforts are necessary to eradicate terrorism in all its forms and dry out its resources.

Meanwhile, Trump thanked the king and voiced his appreciation for the kingdom’s role in spreading moderation and combating extremism.

Trump and King Salman also discussed regional and international developments as well as means of cooperation between the two countries.