King Abdullah holds talks with Yemeni president

March 25, 2008

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz met with Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Riyadh today.

President Saleh arrived at Riyadh Air Base earlier today for a one-day official visit to Saudi Arabia.

During their meeting, the two leaders reviewed regional and international issues including Palestine, Lebanon and Iraq. They also discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation in all areas.

The meeting was attended by Prince Mishaal bin Abdulaziz, chairman of the Allegiance Commission, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz as well as other princes and senior officials.

In addition to the talks, King Abdullah hosted a luncheon in honor of President Saleh.

In related news, King Abdullah received a telephone call from Turkish President Abdullah Gul this evening. Their conversation focused on bilateral relations as well as developments in the Middle East.

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