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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden's Visit with Saudi King Abdullah's Family

Earlier today, Vice President Biden made an unannounced visit to the hospital in New York City where Saudi King Abdullah is recuperating from surgery. The Vice President was received by King Abdullah's family, including his son Prince Miteb bin Abdullah. During his visit with King Abdullah's family, the Vice President delivered a personal letter from President Obama for the King, wishing him a speedy recovery.