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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor on National Security Advisor Donilon's Travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

National Security Advisor Tom Donilon concluded a positive and productive visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today.  During his visit to Jeddah, Mr. Donilon met with King Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud to discuss and coordinate on approaches to a broad range of regional and bilateral issues.  Mr. Donilon conveyed President Obama’s appreciation of and commitment to the strength of the bilateral relationship and affirmed the enduring strategic interests on which the U.S. - Saudi partnership is built.