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Renewing the romance: Obama heads to Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama visited with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Friday to reaffirm the alliance between the two countries. Saudi Arabia is the world's largest supplier of oil and a top buyer of equipment from US defense companies, making the country strategically important to the US. Because of this, the country's human-rights abuses are often not scrutinized as heavily by the US. RT's Anastasia Churkina examines the relationship between these world players.

Added: Mar-28-2014 Occurred On: Mar-28-2014
By: Rovex
Politics, Other Middle East
Tags: Saudi, Arabia, America, us, syria, SAA, FSA, oil, qaeda, Islam, Muslim
Location: Saudi Arabia (load item map)
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