PressTV-Trump calls Saudi king to talk oil market

US President Donald Trump has called ruler of oil-rich Saudi Arabia to discuss “stability of the oil market” as well as “developments in the Middle East region and the world,” Saudi state media reported days after Trump’s harsh condemnation of OPEC over high oil prices.

According to a Saturday report by Riyadh-based official daily Arab News and other state media outlets, Trump and King Salman bin Abdulaziz also discussed mutual ties and “means of developing” their strategic partnership, efforts to “maintain the supply and stability of the oil market” and “ensuring the growth of the global economy.”

The reports, however, did not elaborate on details of the discussions between leaders of the US and the leading member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the world’s top oil exporter.

This is while the White House only stated that Trump and the Saudi despot discussed “issues of regional…

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