Saudi Crown Prince Holds Meeting with CENTCOM Commander
January 05, 2014
(WASHINGTON, DC) - Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received in Riyadh today the Commander of U.S. Central Command General Lloyd Austin. During their meeting, they reviewed the prospects for greater cooperation between the two countries and the latest developments in the Middle East. The meeting was attended by Prince Salman bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Vice Minister of Defense; Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Chief of Crown Prince's Court and Special Advisor; Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir; Chief of General Staff General Hussein Al-Qabil; and Deputy Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Al-Bunyan.
Afterwards, Gen. Austin held a meeting with Minister of the National Guard Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.