2001 News Story

Crown Prince, U.S. President discuss Palestinian issue on phone

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz spoke with U.S. President George W. Bush by phone yesterday evening and reviewed the current situation. President Bush confirmed the concern of the United States to achieve peace in the Middle East, and reiterated support for all Arab and Islamic nations whose faith calls for peace, rejecting violence. Crown Prince Abdullah attested to the fact that the Middle East peace process requires a firm position from the U.S. administration and from all dignified people in the world, referring to the Palestinian cause as that of every Arab and Muslim.