Chief of General Staff receives U.S. counterpart

January 19, 2010

Gen. Salih Al-Mohaya, Chief of the Saudi General Staff, received Gen. George Casey, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, in Riyadh yesterday. During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues of common concern. The session was also attended by Vice Chief of the General Staff Gen. Hussein Al-Qubail; Head of the U.S. Military Training Mission (USMTM) to Saudi Arabia Major Gen. Paul Van Sickle; and Saudi Defense Attaché to the U.S. Brigadier Ameen Shakir.

Gen. Casey also met today with Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Assistant Defense and Aviation Minister for Military Affairs; Gen. Abdulrahman Al-Marshad, Commander of the Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF); and Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Commander of the National Guard for Executive Affairs.