Saudi Crown Prince Receives Chief of US Central Command

Saudi Press Agency (SPA)16.09.2014 KSA
Saudi Crown Prince Receives Chief of US Central Command

Saudi Crown Prince Receives Chief of US Central Command

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Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, received in Jeddah Sunday the Commander of United States Central Command General Lloyd J. Austin and his accompanying delegation, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

During the meeting, they reviewed aspects of cooperation between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States of America and the latest developments in the Middle East.

The audience was attended by Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State, Cabinet's Member, and Chief of Crown Prince's Court and Special Adviser; Assistant Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Ayesh; Chief of General Staff General Abdulrahman bin Saleh Al-Bunyan; Commander of Naval Forces Lieutenant General Abdullah Al-Sultan; Air Vice Marshall Hussein Al-Assaf; and Acting Director General of Office of Defense Minister Fahd bin Mohammed Al-Issa.

Meanwhile, Prince Saud Al-Faisal, Minister of Foreign Affairs, headed the Saudi delegation to the International Conference on Security in Iraq which started in Paris Monday, SPA reported.

In an inaugural speech of the conference, French President François Hollande called on Western and Arab partners to move without wasting time to address ISIS terrorist organization in Iraq, calling at the same time to support Syrian moderate opposition 'by all means', and pointing out that ISIS terrorist organization is considered a global threat which requires a global response.

Source: SPA


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