Iran's President to Visit Saudi King

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President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran will visit Saudi Arabia Saturday for discussions with King Abdullah. Iranian officials have not released much information on why Iran's leader is making the trip to Riyadh.


This next news item takes on added significance, given what we just heard of the tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Iran's president is planning a visit to his country's neighbor across the Persian Gulf. He arrives in Riyadh tomorrow to meet with King Abdullah. It will be the first official trip to Saudi Arabia for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. That also means a major American opponent will be meeting the leader of a major U.S. ally.

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