President Biden to Visit Saudi Arabia This Month

He will stop in Israel first.

President Biden will travel to Saudi Arabia later in July to participate in the summit of Gulf nations. World leaders, journalists, and humanitarian organizations are trying to anticipate how the president will navigate a face-to-face conversation with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is believed to be behind the murder of American journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018.

President Biden has been noncommittal on how he is likely to navigate such an encounter, or whether or not he will have a one-on-one conversation at all. He is expected to ask the Crown Prince for oil and will look to create a balance between cooperation and accountability in order to do so. The president has long stated that human rights

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the president to seek God’s wisdom as he prepares for his trip to the Middle East.
  • For the president’s advisors to be discerning regarding the approach to take in discussion with both Israeli and Saudi leaders.
  • For the Lord’s will to be accomplished through the president’s meetings with foreign heads of state.

Sources: The Hill, Reuters


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