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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting with Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 10, 2019 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday with Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman.  Secretary Pompeo and the Deputy Minister discussed the importance of bilateral cooperation to confront the Iranian regime’s continued destabilizing activities in the region.  They discussed recent attacks ...
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Statement by U.S. Ambassador John Abizaid on Saudi Arabia’s National Day

U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia For Immediate Release September 22, 2019 Statement by U.S. Ambassador John Abizaid on Saudi Arabia’s National Day On behalf of President Trump and all my colleagues here at the Embassy and our Consulates General in Jeddah and Dhahran, I extend our congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques ...
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Travel Advisory: Saudi Arabia – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

Exercise increased caution in Saudi Arabia due to terrorism and the threat of missile and drone attacks on civilian targets. Do not travel to: Within 50 miles of the border with Yemen due to terrorism and armed conflict. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Saudi Arabia. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, ...
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