​The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at his palace in Jeddah today U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the accompanying delegation.

At the outset of the meeting, Kerry conveyed to the King the greetings of the U.S. President Barack Obama. In turn, the monarch sent his greetings to the President.

Then, the King and Kerry discussed the latest developments in the region in addition to the overall developments at the international arenas.

The audience was attended by Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Deputy Premier, and Minister of Defense; Prince Saud Al-Faisal, the Minister of Foreign Affairs; Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Second Deputy Premier, Advisor to and Special Envoy of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf, the Minister of Finance; Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, the Saudi ambassador to the United States of America; and the U.S. ambassador to the Kingdom Joseph Westphal.