The US-Saudi relationship is complicated

September 16, 2019

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A long table is shown from one end with President Trump's dark-suit-clad team sits across from Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's team wearing traditional checkered head dresses.

US President Donald Trump attends a working breakfast meeting with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019.


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