Crown Prince discusses bilateral relations with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

May 13, 2014

Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz met with U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in Jeddah today. The two sides held a meeting, during which they discussed ways of enhancing bilateral relations, as well as the latest regional and international developments.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Defense Minister Prince Salman bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz; Minister of State Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz; Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir; Chief of the General Staff Gen. Hussein bin Abdullah Al-Qubail; Advisor to the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Ayesh; and other senior civil and military protocol officials.

On the U.S. side, the meeting was attended by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom Joseph Westphal; Commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Gen. Lloyd Austin; and other officials.

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