The United States’ president in a phone call with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia reiterated his commitment to assist the armed rebels in Syria.
According to Al - Alam news agency, Barak Obama in a phone call with Abdullah bin Abdulaziz emphasized he will continue supporting armed rebels in Syria. Obama’s commitment to assist Syrian rebels by providing weapons faces obstacles as the Congress expressed concerns over extremists taking hold of the provided artilleries. Obama and King Abdullah also discusses Syria, expressed concern about the impact of the Syrian crisis on the region particularly on the situation in Egypt. President Obama also expressed concern over the circumstances in Egypt, and urged the quick return of the civilian government through an inclusive political process in the country.