2006 News Story

Foreign minister comments on the resignation of Prince Turki Al-Faisal

In his regular press briefing in Riyadh today, Prince Saud denied media reports linking the resignation of Prince Turki Al-Faisal as Saudi Ambassador to the United States to the state of relations between Saudi Arabia and the United States.

Prince Turki tendered his resignation for personal reasons, but announcement of its acceptance was delayed pending the end of his term in office, Prince Saud said. The foreign minister added that Prince Turki has served the Kingdom with the utmost sincerity and dedication.