Obama meets with Saudi foreign minister, discusses Syria
Yahoo! News ^ | April 17th, 2013 | Jeff Mason
Posted on April 17, 2013 4:52:06 PM PDT by Third Person
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama met with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal at the White House on Wednesday and discussed the conflict in Syria, a spokeswoman said. The meeting was not on Obama’s public schedule. The spokeswoman, Caitlin Hayden, said the president joined a meeting between the Saudi official and Obama’s national security adviser, Tom Donilon. “The president and Prince Saud al-Faisal reaffirmed the strong partnership between the United States and Saudi Arabia and discussed developments in the region, including the conflict in Syria,” Hayden said in a statement.
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Note: Adding to Post no. 22:
“REPORT: SAUDI NATIONAL RULED OUT AS SUSPECT IN BOSTON MARATHON BOMBINGS TO BE DEPORTED ON NATIONAL SECURITY GROUNDS NEXT WEEK”
Apr. 18, 2013 12:30am
SNIPPET: “Appearing on Hannity Wednesday night, the Investigative Project on Terrorisms Steve Emerson reported that Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the Saudi national who was briefly named a person of interest in the Boston Marathon bombings, is being deported on Tuesday. He based his information on a number of his confidential sources.”
SNIPPET: “Emersons claims have not been verified.”