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US defense chief, Saudi deputy crown prince discuss Daesh, Iran threat

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Author: ReutersFri, 2017-03-17ID: 1489708971597509400WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary James Mattis met with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday and they discussed US-Saudi military cooperation in the fight against Islamic State, the Pentagon said in a statement.Mattis and Prince Mohammed, who is the kingdom’s defense minister, also discussed “confronting Iran’s destabilizing regional activities,” the statement said. (Reporting by Eric Beech)
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