The US State Department said on Friday that the US Secretary of State would visit Saudi Arabia from June 6 to 8 to discuss strategic cooperation on global and regional problems.

Iran PressAmerica: In a statement, the department detailed that Antony Blinken would travel to meet with officials to discuss US-Saudi strategic cooperation on regional and global issues and a range of bilateral issues including economic and security cooperation.

According to the statement, Blinken will attend a joint ministerial meeting on June 7, where he will address strengthening collaboration with the Arab partners on security, stability, de-escalation, regional integration, and economic possibilities across the Middle East.

The following day, Blinken will co-host a ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat the Islamic State terror group.

According to the statement, Blinken intends to emphasize the coalition's important role in confronting the region's ongoing terrorist threat.