US-Saudis-UAE to look after regional security: White House

By Monitoring Desk
Tuesday – March 27, 2018
NEW YORK (United States): The national security advisors (NSA) of the United States (US), Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met at the white house on Friday, March 23, to discuss issues of strategic importance to the three countries, including joint efforts to counter the “Iranian regime’s malign influence and provocative behavior”.

According to an official statement on Monday, the leaders agreed to meet trilaterally on a regular basis to develop and implement joint frameworks to mitigate threats to regional security and to bring greater peace, stability, and prosperity to the Middle East. 

Additionally, the NSA of Afghanistan joined a session focused on discussing ways the US, Saudi Arabia, and UAE can partner with Afghanistan to support the Afghan government and set conditions for an enduring “peace settlement”.

Senior officials from the US department of state, the US department of defense, the US department of the treasury, and the intelligence community participated in the meeting.