Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal met with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in New York yesterday.

September 23, 2008

Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal met with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in New York yesterday.

 

Prince Saud is currently in the United States as head of the Saudi delegation to the 63rd United Nations General Assembly.

The Saudi-US talks addressed bilateral relations as well as issues of mutual interest on the UN General Assembly agenda. Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel A. Al-Jubeir and Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Welch also attended the meeting.

Also yesterday, Prince Saud attended a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) foreign ministers that was held on the fringes of the UN General Assembly. The ministers discussed their positions on various issues including political and economic relations, trade ties, sustainable development and climate change.

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