Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king in Riyadh

Published: October 16, 2018 16:21:13 | Updated: October 18, 2018 13:23:11

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud holding meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Riyadh on Tuesday. -Reuters Photo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi King Salman at his palace in Riyadh on Tuesday, reporters travelling with the envoy said.

“I hope you are comfortable here,” the king told Pompeo, according to the reporters. Pompeo responded, “Thank you for accepting my visit on behalf of President Trump,” reports Reuters.

US president Donald Trump have sent Mike Pompeo to Riyadh to discuss the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul two weeks ago.

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