Saudi's defence minister, Tillerson discuss how to block terror financing

Prince Mohammed Bin Salman received phone call from US secretary of state on Sunday
Saudi Arabia Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
By Staff writer
Mon 12 Jun 2017 10:04 AM

Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman on Sunday discussed efforts to block terrorism financing with US secretary of state Rex Tillerson.

Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, the kingdom’s second deputy premier and minister of defense, and Tillerson reviewed bilateral relations, latest developments in the region and the two countries’ efforts to combat terrorism and extremism during a telephone call on Sunday night, according to Saudi Press Agency.

They also spoke about how to intercept financing of terrorist organisations to achieve greater stability in the Middle East.

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