President Joe Biden said he raised the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi during a meeting Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman,
"I said, very straightforwardly, for an American president to be silent on an issue of human rights is inconsistent with who we are and who I am," Biden said. "I'll always stand up for our values."
Earlier Friday in Israel, Biden said the "ground is not ripe at the moment," for restarting the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians as he still tried to offer empathy.
The new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Number, 988, a three-digit hotline similar to 911 for emergencies, will be made available to states on Saturday.
The current lifeline employs 1-800-273-8255, a 10-digit number. According to many mental health professionals,
Line will help expand essential services and reach out to those in need of assistance. Once you have texted or called 988,
Additionally, he will hold private meetings with the Presidents of Iraq, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.
In his meetings, Biden is likely to bring up topics related to economics, security and human rights.