US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) discuss the escalating tensions between Iran and the United States.
The call came a day after the Iranian military drone, prompting fears and major military confrontation between the US and Tehran.
Iran said the Global Hawk drone was shot down in the airspace.
Trump confirmed on Friday that he did not have a fractionate response.
A few moments ago. Strait of Hormuz. Washington blames Iran for the suspected attacks – an accusation Tehran vehemently denies.
During the Friday’s call, Trump and MBS also discussed “Saudi Arabia’s critical role in the stability of the Middle East and in the global oil market”, the White House said in a brief statement.
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Oil prices have more than 10% of the price of nuclear unilaterally.
The US has been embezzling on a diplomatic and economic campaign to renegotiate the agreement.
Part of its campaign has been included in Iranian crude oil, which has sent Iranian economy into a nosedive. The US has largely relied on Saudi Arabia to make the declined global oil following the economic penalties on Iran.
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The US has also increased its military presence in the Middle East, and deploys a carrier strike force.
On Monday, the Trump administration announced it would be sending troops to the Middle East, citing increased threats from Iran.
There was a word about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A 100-page report by the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, Agnes Callamard, earlier this accused Saudi Arabia of the “deliberate, premeditated execution” and the crowned prince should be investigated for it.