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Yemeni President visits Kingdom

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz held a meeting in Jeddah yesterday with visiting President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh. The meeting focused on developments in Arab, Islamic and international arenas as well as ways of enhancing bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries. The Saudi side included Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, and Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz. Crown Prince Abdullah also held separate bilateral talks with the Yemeni President.  A joint communique was issued on the occasion.