Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz met in New York yesterday with U.S. President Bill Clinton and discussed relations between the two countries in all fields and ways to develop and enhance them. They also reviewed the faltering Middle East peace process, the Arab lands that are still occupied, the establishment of the Palestinian State with Al-Quds [Jerusalem] as its capital, and the latest developments in the international arena. The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal and Saudi Ambassador to the United States Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz.
Also on the sidelines of the ongoing Millennium Summit of the General Assembly of the United Nations Crown Prince Abdullah met yesterday with King Abdullah of Jordan, Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifah Al-Thani, and Palestinian President Yasser Arafat.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal held talks with U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, with whom he discussed regional and international issues of mutual interest, including the Middle East peace process, the situation in Africa, and proposed reforms for the United Nations.