|16 September, 2019

Bahrain's Crown Prince says signs deal to buy Patriot missiles

The crown prince made the announcement to reporters during a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump listens as he speaks to reporters during a meeting with Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2019.

U.S. President Donald Trump listens as he speaks to reporters during a meeting with Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2019.

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WASHINGTON  - Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa said on Monday that Bahrain has signed an agreement to purchase its first U.S. Patriot missile battery.

The crown prince made the announcement to reporters during a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Eric Beech) ((eric.beech@thomsonreuters.com; 202-898-8322; Reuters Messaging: eric.beech.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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