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HRH Crown Prince Meets with US Secretary of Defense

Riyadh, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, met here today with US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper.

During the meeting, they reviewed aspects of relations between the two friendly countries, areas of cooperation related to the military and defense aspects, as well as a number of issues, especially the latest developments at the regional and international arenas, including the efforts exerted towards them.

The meeting was attended by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense, Mohammed Al-Ayesh, Assistant Defense Minister, Gen. Staff Fayyadh Al-Rwaili, Chief of General Staff, Dr. Khalid Al-Bayari, Assistant Defense Minister for Executive Affairs, Prince Gen. Fahd bin Turki bin Abdulaziz, Commader of Joint Forces, Dr. Husahm Al Al-Shiekh, Director General of the Defense Minister's office; and Major General Fawaz Al-Fawaz, Saudi military attache in Washington who is also the non-resident militry attache in Utawa.

On the American side, the meeting was attended by the U.S. ambassador to the Kingdom John Abizaid, Assistant Defense Secretary for International Security Affairs Kathryn Wheelbarger and a number of officials.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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