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Pompeo Travels to Saudi Arabia to Discuss Drone Attacks with Crown Prince

HeadlineSep 18, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travels to Saudi Arabia today for talks with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after weekend drone attacks on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. The Trump administration has directly blamed Iran for the attack, which was claimed by Houthi rebels in Yemen. This comes as Energy Secretary Rick Perry confirmed reports that the U.S. is negotiating with Saudi Arabia over its plan to build nuclear reactors. The Trump administration has reportedly been pursuing a deal to share U.S. nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia, as the Saudis prepare to build at least two nuclear power plants.

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