Saudi Arabia optimistic on Trump admin

Adel al-Jubeir said Saudi Arabia is looking forward to working with the incoming US administration on all areas. (AFP)

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has said he was positive about the incoming US administration of Donald Trump.

Jubeir said Saudi Arabia was optimistic regarding America’s wish to restore its influence in the world, contain Iran and fight ISIS.

“We are optimistic about the incoming administration and look forward to working with it in all areas that are a concern for both of us,” Jubeir told reporters in Paris.

“We will look at the Trump administration’s view as articulated. Wanting to restore America’s role in the world, we welcome this. Wanting to defeat ISIS (Islamic State), absolutely. Wanting to contain Iran ... absolutely.”

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 14:00 - GMT 11:00
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