Saudi Arabia’s King and Crown Prince congratulate Joe Biden on US election win

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Supplied)

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on winning the presidential election, state news agency SPA reported.

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In his telegram, the King expressed his wishes for success to the elected president, wishing the American people further progress and prosperity.

King Salman also praised the distinctive historical ties existing between the two friendly countries and peoples.

Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump on Saturday to become the 46th president of the United States, in a rare upset where a sitting US president loses the reelection bid.

Trump became the first president to lose reelection since Republican George H.W. Bush in 1992.

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Last Update: Monday, 09 November 2020 KSA 10:40 - GMT 07:40
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