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Saudi King Salman signals support for Iran nuclear deal

Saudi King Salman signals support for Iran nuclear deal

Saudi King Salman signaled broad support for the Iran nuclear deal Friday in meetings with President Obama at the White House, and asked U.S. officials for an acceleration of military aid in return. In almost three hours of meetings that marked his first White House visit as king, Salman heard, and accepted, Obama's arguments in defense of the agreement, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir said afterward. The king “was satisfied with these assurances,” Jubeir told reporters, saying the king is persuaded that the deal includes “unprecedented safeguards.” The two leaders believe the deal “will contribute to security and stability in the region,” he...

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