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joe biden and mohammad bin salman relations: ‘My views on Saudi Arabia haven’t changed’, Biden to visit ‘untouchable’ country? Said – no such plan! – biden not changing his stand on saudi arabia regarding human rights -Newshubweek

joe biden and mohammad bin salman relations: ‘My views on Saudi Arabia haven’t changed’, Biden to visit ‘untouchable’ country?  Said – no such plan!  – biden not changing his stand on saudi arabia regarding human rights
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Written by Arindam

Washington : US President Joe Biden said on Friday that he has not changed his views on the human rights situation in the Arab country, despite praise from major oil producers for increasing production. As a presidential candidate, Biden vowed to treat Saudi Arabia as an “untouchable” over human rights abuses. Biden said he did not know whether he would visit Saudi Arabia in the future, but that he had “no plans” to visit there at the moment.

He admitted that he looked forward to meeting the leaders of some Arab countries, including Israel and Saudi Arabia. However, the White House appears to be more explicit about the President’s plan for this visit. A White House person familiar with the plan said Biden has decided to visit Saudi Arabia as well as Israel and that he will likely visit these countries this month amid his already-scheduled itinerary for several summits in Europe. can go.
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‘I won’t change my mind’
However, their itinerary has not been finalised. Asked about a possible visit to Saudi Arabia, Biden told reporters: “Look, I will not change my mind about the human rights situation there.” But as President of America, if I can do anything towards bringing peace, I will definitely do it. That is what I am trying to do. As the US presidential candidate, Biden has criticized Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s brutal methods and vowed to “isolate” Saudi Arabia for the 2018 assassination of US journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

America is praising Saudi Arabia
US intelligence officials have said that Prince Salman approved the killing of Khashoggi. Earlier, the White House praised Saudi Arabia’s role in achieving the OPEC+ group’s oil production pledge. At the same time, Biden praised Saudi Arabia’s this week’s agreement on a 60-day ceasefire extension in the seven-year war with Yemen as a display of “courageous leadership”.

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