Deputy Foreign Minister meets with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State

January 9, 2012

Deputy Foreign Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz met with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman at the Foreign Ministry in Riyadh today. The two sides discussed bilateral relations and regional and international issues during the meeting, which was attended by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom James Smith, Feltman’s accompanying delegation and senior officials of the Foreign Ministry.

During a visit to the headquarters of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretariat General in Riyadh today, Feltman was received by GCC Secretary General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani. During their conversation, ways of enhancing relations between the United States and GCC member countries in an array of fields were discussed.