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Saudi Arabia plans warm welcome for Trump in effort to strengthen US ties

Trending story found on - Riyadh believes Trump will prove a more natural ally after eight years of strained ties with Obama – and is hopeful of signing massive weapons deal Saudi Arabia has prepared a spectacular – if wary – welcome for Donald Trump, ignoring mounting concerns about his temperament and insisting that his visit here on Saturday will reconfirm the Kingdom’s status as a regional force. Gleeful officials say the US president’s decision to make Riyadh the first stop in his first foreign trip in office sends a powerful message underlining Saudi Arabia’s clout after eight years of strained bilateral ties...
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