2005 News Story

Crown Prince returns to Riyadh after visiting Egypt, Syria and Jordan

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz arrived in Riyadh today after paying brief visits to Egypt, Syria and Jordan. Earlier, he had visited the Republic of France and the United States of America, and spent some time in Morocco.

Crown Prince Abdullah arrived in Sharm Al-Shaikh yesterday from Casablanca, and held talks with President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak, briefing him on his discussions with French President Jacques Chirac and U.S. President George W. Bush. They also discussed international developments, notably the Palestinian cause and the situations in Iraq and Lebanon.

Today, Crown Prince Abdullah traveled to Amman, where he held talks with King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussain; and to Damascus, where he met with President of Syria Dr. Bashar Al-Assad.