Trump To Announce Saudi Palms Deal

| Getty Trump to announce Saudi arms dealPresident Donald Trump will attend a signing ceremony with Saudi Arabia’s leadership to cement a number of defense and business agreements.
President Donald Trump walks with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud on May 20, 2017.
The White House says the agreements include military sales of about $100 billion, effective immediately, plus another $350 billion over the next 10 years.
Story Continued BelowThe package of defense equipment and services are aimed to boost security in the Arab Gulf region in the face of Iranian aggression.
It is also meant to bolster the kingdom’s ability to contribute to counterterrorism operations across the region, “reducing the burden on the U.S. military to conduct those operations.

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