Saudi Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz receives US President Joe Biden on July 15, 2022- photo from the Saudi Foreign Ministry
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - 15 July 2022: Saudi Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and US President Joe Biden held an official talks session at Al-Salam palace in Jeddah on Friday.
They also chaired an expanded meeting for the two sides, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
They discussed the aspects of cooperation between the two countries in a number of fields, as well as ways to confront challenges in the region and the world.
Biden also met with the Saudi Monarch Salman bin AbdelAziz.
The meeting will mull collaboration with partners for multi-billion dollar investment in infrastructure, he added in a speech in Jeddah.
The Saudi leadership has committed itself to continuing to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid to Yemen, he added.
Biden also stressed that he had talks with the Saudi leadership on Riyadh's security needs and supporting it to face any threats, especially the Iranian threat.
"Energy security" was among the discussions' priorities, Biden said, adding they will start working on that very soon.
He said that he will do everything possible to increase the supply of oil to the United States, expecting that progress will be made in this regard based on today's talks.