Saudi king Salman after a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald trump has supported the establishment of safe havens for refugees in Syria and Yemen. About it reports Reuters, citing an official statement of the White house.
In the text it is also reported that the sides agreed to strengthen joint efforts to counter the spread of militants of the “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in the middle East. Washington and Riyadh agreed on the need to confront “destabilizing actions of Iran” in the region. Saudi media, in turn, noted that the leaders of the United States and Saudi Arabia discussed the strategic relations between the two countries and Riyadh agreed on the creation of a security zone in Syria, without mentioning Yemen. The conversation lasted more than an hour.
In addition, trump talked with the crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan. As the words of the Prince, which is quoted in the press of the UAE, it was about countering the “Muslim brotherhood”. Muhammad also supported the idea of the American President about the establishment of security zones for the refugees.
Wednesday, January 25, in an interview with ABC News, trump said that he intends to create in Syria a security zone to protect those who are fleeing from violence. He also noted that Europe made a huge mistake to move there for millions of refugees from Arab Republic and other countries in the Middle East. “I don’t want that to happen here,” he said.
27 Jan Donald trump has signed a decree according to which suspended immigration of citizens of seven countries with a predominantly Muslim population. We are talking about Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia and Sudan.