King Abdullah receives U.S. Senator Benjamin Nelson

May 28, 2012

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received U.S. Senator Benjamin Nelson, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and his accompanying delegation in Jeddah today. During the audience, the two sides discussed a number of issues of common interest. The session was attended by Minister of Defense Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz; Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal; Commander of the National Guard Prince Meteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz; Deputy Foreign Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz; Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel A. Al-Jubeir; and , U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom James Smith.

Later, Sen. Nelson held a separate meeting with the Minister of Defense, during which they discussed prospects for U.S.-Saudi cooperation and reviewed issues of bilateral concern.