Deputy Defense Minister receives U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

October 17, 2012

Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz received U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Defense Trade and Regional Security Beth M. McCormick in Jeddah yesterday. During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral relations and other issues of common concern. The meeting was attended by Adviser at the Office of the Minister of Defense Prince Nayef bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz and U.S. Consul General in Jeddah Anne Casper.

McCormick was received today by Chief of the General Staff Gen. Hussein bin Abdullah Al-Qabil in Riyadh, where cordial talks were exchanged. That meeting was also attended by Deputy Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Abdulaziz Al-Hussein.