Saudi cabinet commends the ‘fruitful’ Salman-Obama’s summit

The cabinet's statement pays tribute to the Kingdom's leading role in the Arab and Islamic worlds

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The Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet session held at Al-Salam palace in Jeddah today.

At the outset of the meeting, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef briefed the Cabinet on the results of the official visit of King Salman's to the United States of America, which emanated from his keenness to communicate with the world leaders in the interest and service of the people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the issues of Arab and Islamic nations and in confirmation of the ties of friendship between the two countries and in response to an invitation of His Excellency the U.S. President Barack Obama.

Prince Mohammed commended the historical and strategic relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States of America and their witnessing of further development in all fields, stressing the King's assurances that the talks between the two countries, especially with regard to the new strategic partnership of the 21st century will contribute to deepening and strengthening relations and enhancing the bonds of mutual cooperation in the best interest of both friendly countries and their peoples.

In a statement following the meeting, Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Hussein, Minister of Water and Electricity, explained that the Cabinet commended the positive and fruitful talks held between King Salman and US President.

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