Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo Discuss Developments in Iraq

The Saudi Crown Prince and the US Secretary of State during a meeting.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received on Friday a phone call from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

During the telephone conversation, Crown Prince and Pompeo reviewed the latest developments in Iraq and efforts exerted to defuse tensions in the region, SPA said.

They also discussed steps to maintain peace and stability in the Middle East during this turbulent phase, the state-run agency added.