U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin withdraws from Saudi conference

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said he would no longer attend next week’s investment conference in Saudi Arabia.

“Just met with @realDonaldTrump and @SecPompeo and we have decided, I will not be participating in the Future Investment Initiative summit in Saudi Arabia,” Mnuchin wrote on Twitter.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Tim Ahmann)