King Abdullah receives CENTCOM head David Petraeus

July 22, 2009

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received at his palace in Jeddah today the head of U.S. Central Command, General David H. Petraeus, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, General Petraeus conveyed the greetings of U.S. President Barack Obama, which the King reciprocated. Also in attendance was the Charge d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in the Kingdom, Richard Erdmann.

Earlier, General Petraeus and other U.S. military officials met with Assistant Minster of Defense and Aviation for Military Affairs Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh. Bilateral military cooperation and other issues of common concern were reviewed.

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