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Britain keen to boost defense ties with Saudi Arabia

Britain’s defence minister Ben Wallace said his country was keen to boost defence relations with Saudi Arabia, particularly military exports, state news agency SPA reported on Wednesday.

In a phone call with Saudi Arabia’s vice defence minister prince Khalid bin Salman, Wallace also said he appreciated the country’s role in combating threats to stability in the region, protecting sea lanes and securing freedom of navigation, according to the state news agency. Source