2001 News Story

Saudi leadership receives visiting President Arafat

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz today received visiting Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, who briefed him on the suffering of the Palestinian people in the occupied territories resulting from the continuing Israeli attacks and provocations. King Fahd reasserted that the Kingdom will stand by the Palestinian people in their just struggle against the brutal Israeli attacks until they gain their legitimate rights. President Arafat also met with Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.