President Joe Biden has welcomed Saudi Arabia opening its airspace to all air carriers, including flights to and from Israel, marking an end to a ban on flights from the latter and a step toward normalizing relations between the two countries.
Biden is set to visit Saudi Arabia on Friday where he will meet with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.
A statement from White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan on July 14 said that Biden “welcomes and commends the historic decision by the leadership of Saudi Arabia to open Saudi airspace to all civilian carriers without discrimination” which he said is the result of Biden’s “persistent and principled diplomacy with Saudi Arabia over many months.”…


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