A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle prepares to receive fuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker at an undisclosed location, in Gulf, June 2, 2019. (Reuters photo)
RIYADH, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday that its Royal Air Force F-15C Eagles flied in formation with United States Air Force F-15C Eagles in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
A statement on Saudi Press Agency highlighted that the operation took place on June 2, in a mission as part of a larger effort to continue building military-to-military relationships.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud told Al Sharq Al Awsat local newspaper in an interview on Sunday about the importance of the Saudi-U.S. ties as a key factor in achieving security and stability in the region.