King Salman welcomes U.S. Secretary of State Arrives in Saudi Arabia

King Salman welcomes U.S. Secretary of State Arrives in Saudi Arabia

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has welcomed  at Al-Salam Palace on Monday the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

During the meeting, they reviewed strategic relations between the two countries, latest developments at regional and international arenas and efforts being exerted towards them.

The audience was attended by Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior; Princess Rima bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United States of America; Minister of State and Cabinet’s Member Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban; Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf; and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir.

On the American side, it was attended by US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid; Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker; and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State Michael McKinley.

Early on Monday, the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived on Monday to Saudi Arabia at Jeddah.

At King Abdulaziz International Airport, he was received by Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf and Princess Rima bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United States of America.