RIYADH -- Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir said the important talks held by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques with President Trump focused on facing the challenges, improving bilateral relations in various fields, pointing out to the danger of terrorism, extremism, financing terrorist organisations and ways to combat them and elimination of Iran's terrorist actions.

He assured that the two countries had taken decisions to stop Iran's terrorism financing, cross-border missiles and violation of human rights in Iran, as well as stop Iranian interference in countries of the region.

Al-Jubeir stated that the visit of President Donald Trump to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a beginning of building a new era in bilateral relations and enhancing cooperation between the two countries and the Arab and Islamic world.

In a press conference held here today with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson, Al-Jubeir pointed out that the strategic partnership agreements, co-signed by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and President Donald Trump of the United States of America will develop into a strong strategic partnership.

The foreign minister said that extremism and terrorism will be addressed through combating them, in addition to increasing defense capabilities and joint defense cooperation, describing the visit as historic and opens the bonds of mutual cooperation between the two countries in the fields of trade, investment and education, promoting cooperation against challenges facing both countries.

Al-Jubeir said that the signed agreements between the leaders of the two countries to strengthen the strategic partnership are unprecedented. "We would like to move forward with this partnership," he added as quoted by Saudi Press Agency.

The two countries have signed a series of trade agreements between the two governments, including commercial, infrastructure and technological investments, pointing out that the value of the signed contracts exceeded $ 380 billion over the next ten years and will provide many opportunities between the Kingdom and the United States.

He added that the technological transformation between the two countries will enhance the growth of the economy and increase the opportunities of American investments in the Kingdom.

Source: Emirates News Agency