Friday, 10 Apr 2020

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Attends Ceremony of 75th Anniversary of Meeting Between King Abdulaziz and US President Roosevelt

Washington, Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended yesterday the ceremony held in Washington, D.C, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the historic meeting between the late King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud and former US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The ceremony was held under the patronage of Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United States of America, in the presence of the grandson of US President Roosevelt, H. Delano Roosevelt, President of U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council and senior US and Saudi diplomatic and leadership figures.

In his speech during the ceremony, the Minister of Foreign Affairs pointed to the importance of this historic meeting between the two great leaders and the solid partnership it has achieved between the two countries that had a great impact on the region and entire world.

The Foreign Minister also lauded success achieved by the two countries during the past 75 years and their efforts to establish peace in the region, combat terrorism, maintain a balance of energy sources, and trade and economic exchange.

For her part, Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan stressed during her speech the importance of Saudi-US relations that began 75 years ago in February 1945, pointing to the achievements of King Abdulaziz and describing him as the great leader.

She also praised the role played by President Franklin Roosevelt who led the United States during the depression and World War II.

At the end of her speech, Princess Reema Bint Bandar thanked the attendees for their participation in the 75th anniversary ceremony of the meeting of two great leaders whose great achievements brought security and stability to the world.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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