King discusses with Mathis enhanced cooperation in defence

Anatolia – King greeted Salman bin Abdulaziz, Wednesday, in the capital Riyadh, us Secretary of Defense James Mathis, according to Saudi press agency, said the Agency, the parties discussed ways will further cement strategic friendship between the Kingdom and the United States, especially in defence, and regional and international developments and the U.S. Defense Secretary arrived in Riyadh, yesterday evening, at the beginning of the tour includes visiting a number of countries in the Middle East and Africa, his first trip to the region since taking office in January. and tour mates, according to the Pentagon statement. ” The Pentagon, between April 18 and 23 April, and include besides Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel and both Qatar and Djibouti and Saudi officials in a meeting intended to Mathis, according to us media, focusing on getting guarantees allow the strengthening of the role of the United States in the war in Yemen, to face the lashker “Allah” supporters (Uran) and their allies of former Yemeni President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, who AllahReceive support from Iran, and interpreted Mathis launch tour Saudi Arabia saying, yesterday evening, “the Kingdom represents a cornerstone of United States security in the region.” the Washington Post reported that the future role of the American administration in Yemen, across the Gulf allies to increase support to deal with Iran, which is a strategic concern for Saudi Arabia. the United States has accused Iran, the Gulf, threatening the security of the region, interference in the internal affairs of Arab countries, including Bahrain, Yemen, Iraq and Syria and Lebanon, which Tehran denies.