Macron makes surprise trip to Saudi Arabia as tensions rise with Iran over Lebanon & Yemen

Macron makes surprise trip to Saudi Arabia as tensions rise with Iran over Lebanon & Yemen
 

President Macron, who flew in from a visit to the United Arab Emirates, had earlier declined to discuss a wave of high-level arrests for corruption in Saudi Arabia, but said it was vital to work with the kingdom for the stability of the region.
The first face-to-face talks between the two men focused on regional questions, in particular Yemen and Lebanon, and "ensuring the preservation of stability in the region", the French president said in a statement after the meeting.
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10 November 2017 in World News, Views: 81
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