2002 News Story

Syrian President visits Kingdom

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad left Jeddah today after a brief visit to the Kingdom, during which he co-chaired with Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz an official round of Saudi-Syrian talks. The two sides reviewed the latest developments in the Middle East, notably the Palestinian issue, as well as other developments in the region that might lead to humanitarian disasters, and destabilization of security and peace.