US, Saudi Arabia, UAE discuss issues of “strategic importance” – White House

WASHINGTON, US, Saudi and UAE National Security Advisors met at White House Friday to discuss issues of “strategic importance” to the three countries, including “joint efforts to counter Iranian regime’s malign influence and provocative behavior,” the White House announced Monday.

The White House said in a statement “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.” It added that the National Security Advisor of Afghanistan joined a session “focused on discussing ways the United States, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates can partner with Afghanistan to support the Afghan government and set conditions for an enduring peace settlement.” Senior officials from the Department of State, the Department of Defense, the Department of the Treasury and the intelligence community participated in the meeting, the statement noted.

Source: Kuwait News Agency