Pompeo arrives in Riyadh, holds talks with Al-Jubeir


RIYADH — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Riyadh late Sunday here, it the latest swing of a Middle East tour to show US commitment to the region.

At the King Khalid International Airport, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Member of the Cabinet Adel Al-Jubeir, Prince Khalid Bin Salman, Saudi Ambassador to Washington, and other officials welcomed Pompeo.

Soon after Pompeo’s arrival, Al-Jubeir held a formal meeting with the US Secretary of State on the partnership between the two friendly countries and issues of common concern.

Prince Khalid Bin Salman and other officials attended the meeting. — SPA