- By Laura RozenLaura Rozen writes The Cable daily at ForeignPolicy.com.
The White House released a short readout of the President Obama-King Abdullah discussion today at the king’s horse farm:
President Obama and King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia met today and discussed a wide range of issues including Middle East peace, the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan, energy, Iran and other matters affecting the region. The President and the King also discussed the President’s upcoming speech to the Muslim world. The President and King pledged to remain in close contact in order to continue to make progress on these and other issues central to the US-Saudi relationship.