Saudi Defense Minister Meets Qatar’s Emir, U.S. National Intelligence Director

Saudi Press Agency (SPA)16.06.2015 KSA
Saudi Defense Minister Meets Qatar’s Emir, U.S. National Intelligence Director

Saudi Defense Minister Meets Qatar’s Emir, U.S. National Intelligence Director

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Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman met with the Director of U.S. National Intelligence Lieutenant General James Clapper in Jeddah on Sunday, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Prince Mohammad bin Salman is also the Kingdom's Defense Minister.

During the meeting, the two discussed a number of issues of common interest between the two allies.

The meeting was attended by Saudi Chief of General Intelligence Khalid Alhmaidan.

In April, the United States expanded its intelligence-sharing with Saudi Arabia to provide more information about potential targets in the Saudi-led air campaign against Houthi militias in Yemen.

On Saturday, Prince Mohammed held talks in Doha, with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar (photo).

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and means to promote them, in addition to regional as well as international issues of mutual interest and the endeavor to bring stability to the region.

On the Saudi side, the meeting was attended by the Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Adel bin Zaid Al-Toraifi, Minister of State and Member of the Cabinet Khalid bin Abdulrahman Al-Isa and a number of officials.

On the other hand, the Emir of Qatar held a dinner, in grace of the Deputy Crown Prince.

Earlier in the day, the Deputy Crown Prince arrival at Hamad International Airport in Doha and was received by Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani, the Deputy Emir of Qatar, Saudi Deputy Ambassador to Qatar Mohammed Al-Malik; the Military Attaché at the Saudi Embassy Col. Abdulaziz Al-Daeij and a number of officials.

Later, the Deputy Crown Prince, left Qatar, following a short visit, and was seen off by Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani, the Deputy Emir of Qatar, and a number of officials.

 
 



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