US President Joe Biden will act “in an orderly manner” in deciding how to respond to Saudi Arabia’s oil production cuts. But the options It includes changes in the US. White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday that security assistance.
Sullivan told that nothing has changed. on relations between the United States with Saudi Arabia imminent As Biden reassessed. Biden will act ‘In an orderly way’ to re-evaluate Saudi relations
“So the President will not commit dictatorship. He will act strategically. strategically and he will take time to consult with members of both sides. And there’s also an opportunity for Congress to come back so he can sit with them in person and work through options,” Sullivan said.
A day after OPEC+ oil producers last week announced production cuts from US opposition. Biden vowed to impose “consequences” on Saudi Arabia for siding with Russia in favor of the cuts. OPEC+ moves undermine Western plans to price Russian oil exports in response to Moscow’s war on Ukraine.
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Biden’s Choice “This includes a change in the way we provide security assistance in Saudi Arabia. But I’m not going to get ahead of the president. What I would say is that nothing happened,” Sullivan said. He added that there was time for Biden to consult with Congress.
Sullivan said Biden has no plans to meet Saudi Arabia’s de facto leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, at the G20 leaders’ meeting in November in Indonesia.
When asked if Biden would view Russia’s use of small tactical nuclear weapons or the detonation of bombs in the Black Sea as less violent than large bombs. Sullivan said it was “dangerous” to differentiate it. And the president won’t.
“The use of nuclear weapons on the Ukrainian battlefield is the use of nuclear weapons on the Ukrainian battlefield. We won’t cut the salami,” Sullivan added.
He said it was the duty of NATO allies and other responsible countries, including China and India, to “Send a clear and decisive message to Russia that they should not consider the use of nuclear weapons in this conflict.”