2004 News Story

Syrian President on brief visit to Kingdom

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received in Riyadh today President of Syria Bashar Al-Assad, who left this evening after a brief visit to the Kingdom. During the meeting, they discussed the international situation, notably Iraq and the Palestinian issue. Present were Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz and a number of princes and senior officials.