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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 8 March 2021

Saudi Arabia's King Salman congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on US election win

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also sends his congratulations to US president-elect and vice president-elect

King Salman sent his best wishes to Mr Biden and Ms Harris on Sunday. Reuters 
King Salman sent his best wishes to Mr Biden and Ms Harris on Sunday. Reuters 

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has sent his congratulations to US president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris on their election win.

King Salman "expressed his sincere congratulations and best wishes for success ... and to the friendly people of the United States of America further progress and prosperity," the Saudi Press Agency reported.

"On this occasion, he praised the distinction of the close historical relations that exist between the two friendly countries and peoples, which everyone seeks to strengthen and develop in all fields."

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also offered his congratulations to Mr Biden and Ms Harris.

The messages from King Salman and Prince Mohammed on Sunday come as other regional leaders sent their congratulations after the election win was declared on Saturday.

Updated: November 9, 2020 12:24 AM

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