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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz with the Chief of US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford (SPA)

Riyadh – Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior received in his office at the Interior Ministry the Chief of U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, the two discussed ways of strengthening the coordination of joint cooperation between the Kingdom and the United States of America in a number of areas of common interest, particularly in the security field, and reviewed the latest developments in the Middle East and efforts being exerted towards them.

The meeting was attended by Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Interior Minister; a number of officials and U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr. Joseph W. Westphal.

In other news, the Crown Prince met with high ranking officials of the ministry and the security agencies at his office in Riyadh on Tuesday.

During the meeting, he emphasized the importance of redoubling efforts to achieve the fundamental objectives of integrating safety and security of the homeland and citizens. He also praised the efforts exerted by the Agency for Regiment Affairs at the Interior Ministry in maintaining the Kingdom’s security.

The Crown Prince was briefed on the executive procedures of the Agency in carrying out its military and security duties of supporting the security authorities in the southern regions as well as the armed forces.

The meeting was attended by: Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Saud Bin Naif, advisor of the interior minister, Gen. Saeed al-Qahtani, assistant minister for the affairs of operations, Abdullah al-Hammad, and assistant minister for administrative and financial affairs, Gen. Abdul Aziz al-Huwayrini, director general of General Investigation, and Lt. Gen. Khaled al-Harbi, commander of the Special Emergency Forces.