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King Abdullah meets with Lebanese prime minister

  King Abdullah and Prime Minister Siniora

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz met with Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Siniora at the royal palace in Jeddah yesterday. They discussed the latest developments in Lebanon as well as areas of bilateral cooperation.

Last week, Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal said that the Kingdom hopes for a resolution to the crisis in Lebanon and is cautiously optimistic about developments there. The foreign minister noted that an agreed-upon presidential election is the first step towards ending the crisis.

The Lebanese parliament is scheduled to elect a new president next week.