Minister Al-Jubeir meets with US congressional leaders
February 10, 2016
Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Al-Jubeir met with a number of congressional leaders during his visit to Washington Feb. 8 and 9.
During the meetings, they discussed a number of topics of concern to the two countries, as well as bilateral relations in all fields of joint cooperation.
The meetings were attended by Ambassador Abdullah Al-Saud, Undersecretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Bilateral Relations Dr. Khalid Al-Jandan, and Director of Information Affairs Department Ambassador Osama Nuqali.
Minister Al-Jubeir met with Senator Bob Corker, Chairman of Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Senator Richard Burr, Chairman of Senate Intelligence Committee; Senator John McCain, Chairman of Senate Armed Services Committee; Senator Ed Markey, Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Senator Dick Durbin, Assistant leader of the Democratic minority in Congress; Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of House Foreign Relations Committee; Senator Mitch McConnell, Senate majority leader and his Democratic counterpart Eliot Engel; Senator James Risch, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Foreign Relations of Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism; Senator Jack Reed, Member of Armed Services Committee; and Senator Dan Sullivan, Member of the Armed Services Committee and Member of the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation of the Senate.
Minister Al-Jubeir also made a telephone call to Senator Lindsey Graham, Chairman of Foreign Appropriations Committee.