British PM on mission to boost Saudi ties

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia • British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to strengthen bilateral ties and increase trade with the largest Arab economy as it continues to spend heavily on defense and an ongoing war in Yemen. The prime minister arrived in the OPEC powerhouse following talks in the neighboring kingdom of Jordan. The British government said May will emphasize her country’s close partnership with Saudi Arabia, including on counterterrorism cooperation. Before trav...

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