Pentagon Chief Tells Saudi Counterpart US Committed To Assist Border Defense - Spokesman
Sumaira FH 10 days ago Fri 19th February 2021 | 05:00 AM
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 19th February, 2021) US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin told his Saudi counterpart that the United States is committed to protecting the country from Houthi attacks, Pentagon Spokesman John Kirby said in a statement.
"Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke by phone with Saudi Minister of Defense His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman," Kirby said on Thursday. "The Secretary condemned the recent Houthi cross-border attacks on Saudi Arabia and expressed his commitment to assisting Saudi Arabia in the defense of its borders."