Saudi leaders to hold bilateral talks with US President
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia will attend a meeting with Biden.
US PresidentJoe Biden during his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia will hold bilateral talks with the King of the countrySalman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, which will also be attended by the Crown PrinceMohammed bin Salman Al Saud. This was stated on Sunday in an interview with the Fox TV channel by the coordinator for strategic communications in The White House National Security Council John Kirby.
"The President will hold bilateral discussions with the king and his leading team, of course, the Crown Prince will be part of this team," he said.
"The President intends to discuss a number of topics. Energy—related issues, of course, will be on the agenda," the White House coordinator added.
The White House representative also pointed out that during the visit to Saudi ArabiaJoe Biden will take part in the upcoming meeting of the leaders of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Persian Gulf (GCC). At the same time, Kirby avoided answering the question of whether the White House expects a decision from the upcoming meeting to increase oil production in order to lower prices for this resource around the world. "I would not like to get ahead of myself as to what the GCC will decide," he added.