2006 News Story

Prince Saud, Prince Bandar to visit US, Britain and Russia

Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal and Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Secretary-General of the National Security Council, will visit the United States, Britain and Russia. The visits are within the framework of the Kingdom’s contacts and consultations with international parties to defuse the Middle East crisis and to end the Israeli attacks in Lebanon and Palestine.

Prince Saud will carry a message from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz outlining the Kingdom’s views on the crisis and its consequences on regional and global security.

Saudi Arabia has strongly condemned the recent Israeli attacks on Lebanon and Palestine, most recently at a United Nations Security Council meeting last night. The Kingdom has warned the international community of the danger of the situation.