2005 News Story

King Abdullah meets with US delegations

  King Abdullah and Sen. Chuck Hagel

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah met with US Homeland Security Advisor Frances Townsend in Riyadh today. Townsend conveyed a message to King Abdullah from President George W. Bush.

King Abdullah also met with a US congressional delegation led by Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Nebraska). The US delegation also included Sen. John Sununu (R-New Hampshire), Rep. Vic Snyder (D-Arkansas) and Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-California). They discussed Saudi-US cooperation on a variety of issues.

Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz and Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal also met separately with both Townsend and the congressional delegation today.