Saudi King Salman to visit White House early next year

King Salman held a phone call with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday

US President Donald Trump spoke with Saudi King Salman on Wednesday and the two leaders agreed Salman will visit the White House early next year, the White House said in a statement.

In the phone call, Trump and Salman also “discussed ways to continue advancing shared priorities, including enhancing security and prosperity in the Middle East,” the statement said.

Saudi Arabia was the first stop on Trump’s first overseas trip earlier in 2017.