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I thank King Salman for fighting terrorism: Trump

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and US President Donald Trump in Riyadh. — SPA

Ohio — US President Donald Trump on Wednesday thanked Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman for doing a great job in countering terrorism and fighting those who fund terror groups.

During a speech in Ohio on infrastructure, Trump talked about investment in Saudi Arabia and his recent trip to Riyadh, praising King Salman’s stance in the fight against terrorism, stating that King Salman will stop the funding of extremist groups.

“The Riyadh summit provided an opportunity for historic action with Saudi Arabia and 50 countries to fight terrorism and defeat it,” he said.

Trump spoke by phone with King Salman on Tuesday.

Trump expressed the need for unity in the region to fight extremist ideology and terrorist financing.  — SG

Posted by: TimesofSaudia.com courtesy Saudi Gazette