1997 News Story

Prince Saud Al-Faisal meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal, who is leading the Saudi delegation to the 52nd session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, today conferred in New York with United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.  Following the meeting, Prince Saud stated that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States of America enjoy full-fledged and firm bilateral relations based on common interests and mutual respect.  He said the meeting reviewed wide-ranging issues of mutual concern aimed at serving security and stability in the Middle East and enhancing the peace process in the region in spite of the obstacles and difficulties arising from Israel's intransigent policies that contradict all its previous commitments.