2003 News Story

Crown Prince receives message from U.K. Prime Minister

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received in Riyadh today a message from U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair. The message was delivered by British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, who is on a short visit to the Kingdom. During the audience, the current situation in Iraq and developments in the region were discussed. Secretary Straw also held extensive talks with Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal, reviewing regional developments, notably the current situation in Iraq, but also developments in Palestine and plans to reactivate the Middle East peace process.