Crown Prince Salman receives Commander of U.S. CENTCOM

November 17, 2012

Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz received Commander of U.S. Central Command Gen. James Mattis and his accompanying delegation in Riyadh today. At the outset, the Crown Prince conveyed his congratulations to U.S. President Barack Obama on his reelection and wished the American people further progress and prosperity. He reaffirmed the Kingdom’s commitment to its close, historical, and wide-ranging relations with the United States. Then, the Crown Prince and Gen. Mattis discussed prospects for bilateral cooperation, especially in the military field.

Later, Gen. Mattis held another meeting with Chief of the Saudi General Staff Gen. Hussein bin Abdullah Al-Qabil.

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