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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President's Meeting with Saudi Minister of Interior Prince Mohammed bin Nayef

Today, President Obama met with Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Interior, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, in the Oval Office.  They affirmed the strong partnership between the United States and Saudi Arabia, and discussed security and regional issues of mutual interest.  The President congratulated Prince Mohammed bin Nayef on his appointment to Minister of Interior and asked him to convey his best wishes to King Abdullah bin Abd Al-Aziz Al Saud.