Saudi Arabia praises Washington over death of Baghdadi

Chief of the Islamic State group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (AFP Photo)

Saudi Arabia praised the US administration for the raid that resulted in the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, state news agency SPA quoted a foreign ministry official as saying.

The United States says Baghdadi was killed in a raid in Syria. The Saudi official said Riyadh continues to work with its allies, including the United States, in fighting terrorism.

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