- Title: U.S. Defense Secretary meets Saudi counterpart at the Pentagon
- Date: 29th August 2019
- Summary: ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 29, 2019) (REUTERS) MOTORCADE CARRYING SAUDI DEPUTY MINISTER OF DEFENSE PRINCE KHALID BIN SALMAN BIN ABDULAZIZ ARRIVING TO PENTAGON / PRINCE KHALID EMERGING / U.S. DEFENSE SECRETARY MIKE ESPER GREETING PRINCE KHALID / THE TWO WALKING INTO PENTAGON
- Embargoed: 12th September 2019 16:17
- Keywords: U.S. Defense Secretary Mik Esper Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Mike Pompeo Yemen
- Location: ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES
- City: ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Topics: Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA001AU9VJ9J
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Saudi Arabia's Deputy Minister of Defense met on Thursday (August 29) with the U.S. Defense Secretary Mike Esper at the Pentagon.
Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz was greeted with a military honor guard.
In opening comments, Esper and Prince Khalid said they intended to work toward strengthening the bilateral relationship between the two countries.
The meeting comes just after Prince Khalid met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday and the two discussed the situation in Yemen, which remains tense.
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