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Saudi Crown Prince, Mattis discuss joint efforts in combating terrorism

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived at the Pentagon headquarters in Washington D.C. where he will hold a meeting with US Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

The Saudi royal is currently in the United States for three weeks after meeting with President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

His meeting with Mattis on Wednesday comes a day after the Saudi prince met with a number of American company CEOs where several business deals are expected to be inked.

Among the defense companies he has met so far include Boeing, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, and General Dynamics.

The meeting touched on the cooperation at all levels including the development of trade cooperation and technology development between Saudi Arabia and the United States, as well as reviewing a number of initiatives in various fields.