Obama meets with Saudi Princes before GCC summit

Thursday 14th May 2015

Obama welcomes Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as he plays host to leaders and delegations from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries at the White House in Washington

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During a pre-summit meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and Prince Mohammed bin Salman, US President Barack Obama said Saudi Arabia and the US have an “extraordinary friendship” that dates back to King Faisal and former U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt.

President Obama welcomed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for talks on Wednesday, the gathering began with a dinner at the White House.

The US President’s summit with the leaders of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council nations begins today.



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