US Secretary of State meets Saudi King, Crown Prince

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Riyadh - During the meeting, they reviewed distinguished relations between the two countries.

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Published: Fri 21 Feb 2020, 3:33 PM

Last updated: Sat 22 Feb 2020, 7:46 AM

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received today the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
The US Secretary of State conveyed to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques the greetings of United States President Donald Trump, while the King sent his greetings to the President.
During the meeting, they reviewed distinguished relations between the two countries, overall regional and international events, and the stance of the two countries and efforts being exerted towards them.
The US Secretary of State also met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. During the meeting, they reviewed aspects of bilateral relations, the various areas of cooperation between the two friendly countries and opportunities for enhancing them, in addition to discussing developments of regional and international situations, and issues of common concern.
The audience was attended by Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United States of America; Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of State, Cabinet's Member and National Security Advisor Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban.
On the American side, it was attended by US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid; Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker; Military Advisor Lieutenant General Ricky L. Waddell; Spokesperson for the United States Department of State Morgan Ortagus, and Deputy Chief of Mission Martina Strong.

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