2005 News Story

Crown Prince Abdullah receives Iranian official

  Crown Prince Abdullah receives Dr. Hassan Rouhani from Iranian national security, June 12, 2005

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received in Riyadh today Dr Hassan Rouhani, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for National Security of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who is on a short official visit to the Kingdom. Dr Rouhani was also received by Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz; held talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal and with Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz; and attended today’s session of the Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura). Prince Nayef issued a statement on the occasion, referring to the strong relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and saying his talks with Dr Rouhani covered regional security, the war on terrorism, and the situation in Iraq.