White House reaffirms Saudi ties in statement

January 14, 2013

The White House issued a statement today following the meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Saudi Interior Minister Prince Mohammad bin Naif. During their discussion, the President and Prince Mohammad bin Naif  “affirmed the strong partnership between the United States and Saudi Arabia, and discussed security and regional issues of mutual interest.” The statement added, “The President congratulated Prince Mohammad bin Naif on his appointment to Minister of Interior and asked him to convey his best wishes to King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.”

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