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Russia-Ukraine war exposes fissures between Obama, Biden officials with oil-rich country leaders

Posted on AllSides March 15th, 2022
From The Right
energy, oil, United States, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine war
Saudi Royal Court via AP

The Middle East has taken center stage this week as oil prices continue to skyrocket and western nations look to boycott Moscow over its deadly invasion into Ukraine.

But the Biden administration’s attempts to garner support from oil-rich nations to assist Ukraine and counter prices at the pump has been met with resistance, the result of what some argue is long-standing mistrust of the U.S. from nations like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

According to recent reports, President Biden was rebuffed by the two nations' leaders when he attempted to arrange calls with Saudi Crown...

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