2005 News Story

King Abdullah calls U.S. President to offer condolences on Hurricane Katrina

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz today telephoned U.S. President George W. Bush to offer condolences from the government and people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the loss of life and damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. King Abdullah affirmed the Kingdom's support for the United States in this disaster and its readiness to extend all possible help to ease the impact of this catastrophic event.

President Bush thanked King Abdullah for his initiative, which reflects the spirit of friendship between the two countries and peoples, adding that the United States appreciates his noble, ethical and humane stance.

Current international developments, particularly in Middle East, were also reviewed by the two leaders during the telephone call.

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