WASHINGTON — The United States currently has no plans to make any significant changes to the number of U.S. forces stationed in Saudi Arabia, but some aspects of deep defense cooperation between the two nations could be affected following the decision. President Biden’s decision to reassess relations after OPEC+ announced oil production cuts, US officials said.
Officials say the US relationship is too important for US interests in the Middle East to change the overall course and the US is determined to continue strategic cooperation with Riyadh, which has been central to the war. against Iran. But there may be a decline in some areas of defense cooperation.
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