Donald Trump is on his first international trip, with his first visit to Saudi Arabia. Wasting no time, the United States has sealed an arms deal to Saudi Arabia.
The agreement, which is worth $350 billion over 10 years and $110 billion that will take effect immediately, was hailed by the White House as “a significant expansion of…[the] security relationship” between the two countries.
Reuters news agency reports the deal includes the assembly of 150 Blackhawk helicopters in Saudi Arabia, worth about $6bn alone.
AFP quoted a White House official as saying the deal will bolster the kingdom’s “ability to contribute to counter-terrorism operations across the region, reducing the burden on the US military to conduct those operations”.
On Saturday morning, Amin Nasser, the chief executive of Saudi oil giant Aramco, said $50bn (£38bn) of deals would be signed with 11 US companies. The deal is part of a wider drive to diversify the Saudi economy away from oil.
The Saudi regime has reached new heights in it’s love affair with America. King Salman bin Abdul Aziz greeted Trump on a red carpet as he stepped off Air Force One, shaking the hand of his wife, Melania, and riding in the U.S. presidential limousine.
Like a smitten man in love, King Salman placed a necklace- Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud, around Trump’s neck at a ceremony in Riyadh. Whilst playing with jewellery, the Saudi regime has been planning how next to murder the Muslims of Yemen and how to do so in the most horrific way.
Saudi Arabia has been fighting in Yemen since March 2015. The United Nations says about 10,000 people have been killed since the fighting began, with Yemen on the verge of famine.
The US is no peacemaker in the world, rather it is a war monger. Selling arms to Saudi Arabia is an encouragement to further waste a land that has seen years of conflict.
Do not make the mistake and believe that Trump has gone to do tawaf around the House of Saud. Trump is visting the House of Saud like other Presidents of the US have done. Dictating how to murder and oppress more, to a family that has treachery in it’s bloodline.
حدثنا عبد الله بن عمر قال رأيت رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يطوف بالكعبة ويقول ما أطيبك وأطيب ريحك ما أعظمك وأعظم حرمتك والذي نفس محمد بيده لحرمة المؤمن أعظم عند الله حرمة منك
Abdullah bin Umar said – I saw the Prophet doing tawwaf around the Ka’aba saying “How sweet/ good are you and how sweet is your scent. How great are you and how great is your sanctity. By the One who the soul of Mohammad is in His Hand the sanctity of a believer is greater with Allah than your sanctity” (Ibn Maja)