Crown Prince Salman receives Director of U.S. Central Intelligence Agency

July 10, 2012

Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz received Director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) David H. Petraeus and his accompanying delegation in Jeddah today. During the audience, Petraeus conveyed the greetings of President Barack Obama, which were returned by the Crown Prince. The CIA Director congratulated Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz on his new position, while offering condolences on the death of Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz. Then, the two sides reviewed bilateral cooperation and other matters of common concern.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz; Chief of the Crown Prince’s Court Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz; Director General of the Crown Prince’s Office Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Al-Bunyan; and Charge d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh Thomas Williams.