Saudi Crown Prince discusses measures for reducing tension in region in call with Pompeo: State News Agency


Riyadh (Reuters) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed measures for reducing tension in the region in a call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on events in Iraq on Friday, according to the state news agency.

Earlier on Friday, the ministry of foreign affairs in the kingdom called for self restraint to contain any escalation.

A U.S. air strike killed Qassem Soleimani, architect of Iran’s spreading military influence in the Middle East, in Baghdad.

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