Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Time Magazine on Friday that the kingdom wants the United States to maintain its presence in Syria to contain Iran.
"Funding now comes largely from Saudi-based foundations", he said, rather than from the government.
The deal was signed by Ahmed Al-Khateeb, chairman of the board of directors of the Saudi Arabian Military Industries Company (SAMI) and Boeing CEO and chairman of board of directors Dennis Muilenburg.
Seattle Times also said Boeing agreed to transfer the technological know-how required "to install weaponry on these aircraft as well as localize the supply chain for spare parts".
Bin Salman denied USA media reports that he had claimed Kushner was "in his pocket", or that, when the two met in Riyadh in October, he had sought or received a green light from Kushner for massive arrests of allegedly corrupt members of the royal family and Saudi businessmen that took place in the kingdom shortly afterward, Washington Post wrote.
A peek at the prince's itinerary, leaked to The Independent on Wednesday, reveals meetings with top USA leaders in politics, media, and major industries-shedding light on the "full extent of the heir to the throne's American charm offensive".
As for the situation in Yemen, the Saudi crown prince said failure to intervene in Yemen would have caused a bigger crisis.
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That's the reason for meeting with so many corporate leaders while in the U.S.
The Prince's planned meeting with Bill Gates is likely meant to add some philanthropic lustre to his image.
Because proceeding battle, sustained by the US federal government, the Saudi flying force has actually released its huge fleet of Boeing F-15 Strike Eagles and also various other airplane to strike Houthi targets as well as to offer air assistance for federal government soldiers. It's unknown exactly what the two men talked about, but the prince and Gates previously announced a partnership to dedicate $10 million toward solving world issues. Last Thursday Saudi air defense also intercepted a missile by Houthi militia on Jazan.
The outcome has been devastating to Yemen's civilian population, with a war-induced starvation and a cholera epidemic as well as documented reports of air strikes hitting targets such as hospitals and schools.
"It is disheartening that many USA businesses are turning a blind eye to his atrocities as long as he pays", she said.
Riyadh has viewed Iraq's proximity to Iran with enmity.
Gov. Jay Inslee is flying to Yakima on Saturday early morning to authorize an expense developing March 31 as Cesar Chavez Day to commemorate the labor as well as civil-rights leader. She's offering an address and also participating in a town-hall conference in Ballard.