Prince Saud Al-Faisal receives phone call from U.S. Secretary of State

September 15, 2012

Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal received a telephone call today from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, during which she congratulated him on the success of his recent surgical procedure and subsequent recovery. During the call, the two officials discussed a number of regional and international issues of common interest. In particular, Prince Saud emphasized the Kingdom’s strong denunciation of a movie denigrating the Prophet Mohammed, noting the importance of mutual respect and interfaith dialogue. He also condemned the acts of violence recently perpetrated against U.S. diplomatic missions around the world, citing the inviolability of foreign missions.