Saudi Arabia expects ‘excellent relations’ with Biden administration

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud in Moscow

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Saturday the kingdom was optimistic that it would have “excellent relations” with the new U.S. administration of President Joe Biden and that it would continue to negotiate with Washington regarding the Iran nuclear deal.

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“I am optimistic. Saudi Arabia has built solid, historical relations where it worked with different administrations. We will continue to do that as well with President Biden,” Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said in an interview with Arabiya TV.

(Reporting by Hadeel el Sayegh in Dubai and Marwa Rashad in London; Editing by)