U.S. President Joe Biden will visit Saudi Arabia and Israel next month

U.S. President Joe Biden will visit Saudi Arabia and Israel next month.

According to a person familiar with the arrangement, U.S. President Joe Biden will visit Saudi Arabia and Israel next month. The White House plans to announce the trip this week.

According to the source, Biden’s trip, anticipated to begin in mid-July, might include a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Biden’s travel to Israel and Saudi Arabia is being planned, according to a representative for the National Security Council. “We don’t have any other trip specifics to confirm,” the spokesman added, “but we’ll let you know as soon as we do.”

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According to the White House, Biden considers Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a “pariah” for his participation in the assassination of a political opponent, Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, in Turkey in 2018.

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul tarnished the crown prince’s image as a reformer. As a result, his role has been rejected by the Saudi authorities.

The trip would be aimed at improving ties with Saudi Arabia at a time when Biden is attempting to reduce fuel costs in the U.S.