King Abdullah receives Iraqi leaders

April 12, 2010

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received at his palace in Riyadh today the President of Iraqi Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, they reviewed issues of common interest, and the King decorated President Barzani with the King Abdulaziz Medal, First Class. The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal; Deputy Commander of the National Guard for Executive Affairs Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz; and Deputy Chief of General Intelligence for Intelligence Affairs Prince Abdulaziz bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz.

Meanwhile, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani and his delegation departed Riyadh today, following a one-day trip to Saudi Arabia that included a meeting with King Abdullah.