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In pictures: Saudi Arabia's King Salman meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud meets Mike Pompeo in Riyadh to discuss regional and international events

In pictures: Saudi Arabia's King Salman meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the Saudi capital on February 20 (Photos courtesy of Saudi Press Agency)

In pictures: Saudi Arabia's King Salman meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

During the meeting, they reviewed relations between the two countries, overall regional and international events, and the stance of the two countries on a number of regional issues

In pictures: Saudi Arabia's King Salman meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

On the American side, it was attended by U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia John Abizaid; Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker; Military Advisor Lieutenant General Ricky L. Waddell; Spokesperson for the United States Department of State Morgan Ortagus, and Deputy Chief of Mission Martina Strong.

In pictures: Saudi Arabia's King Salman meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

The top US diplomat also met Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in Riyadh, where the two leaders discussed mutual security interests in the region

In pictures: Saudi Arabia's King Salman meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

During the meeting, they reviewed relations between the two countries, overall regional and international events, and the stance of the two countries on a number of regional issues

In pictures: Saudi Arabia's King Salman meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Gracing the event were Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United States of America; Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of State, Cabinet's Member and National Security Advisor Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al Aiban