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Trump welcomes opening of Saudi airspace to Israel-UAE flights

Reuters | Updated: 07-09-2020 08:18 IST | Created: 07-09-2020 08:18 IST
Trump welcomes opening of Saudi airspace to Israel-UAE flights

U.S. President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia's King Salman in a phone call that he welcomed the opening of Saudi airspace to flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and discussed ways to enhance regional security, a White House spokesman said.

Trump also urged Saudi Arabia to negotiate with other Gulf countries to resolve the rift, spokesman Judd Deere said. (Editing by Kim Coghill; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)


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