Biden said expected to call Saudi King Salman on Wednesday, ahead of release of report on Khashoggi hit

Israeli and Saudi officials recently discussed US President Joe Biden's policy on Iran in phone calls, Kan 11 News reported on Tuesday.

According to the report, Riyadh is concerned with the course that the Biden administration could take on the Islamic Republic.

It is also wary of a possible cooling in the ties with the US after Biden pledged to hold the kingdom accountable for its human rights violations.

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Biden also suspended US sales to a number of countries, including Saudi Arabia, for further review and said the US would no longer support the Saudi-led offensive operations in the campaign against Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Read more at i24