President Donald J. Trump spoke today with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. President Trump expressed solidarity with Saudi Arabia following the ballistic missile attack against King Salman’s official residence, al-Yamamah palace, on December 19 − an attack enabled by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. King Salman updated President Trump on the situation and briefed the President on Saudi Arabia’s plan to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The leaders discussed the importance of engaging the United Nations to hold Iran accountable for its repeated violations of international law and agreed on the importance of reinvigorating a political process to end the war in Yemen.
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