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Saudi, U.S. cement partnership by signing deals worth $280 billion

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud signed a series of agreements worth $280 billion, Arabiya local news reported.

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The agreements cover military, commercial, energy and petrochemical sectors and are expected to offer hundreds of thousands of jobs in both countries, Arabiya said.

The agreements came at a U.S.-Saudi summit, which will be soon followed by Gulf-U.S. summit and Arab Islamic U.S. summit.

Trump arrived in Riyadh on Saturday morning as the first leg of his first foreign visits since his election as U.S. President.

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