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Obama, senior delegation meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman
Obama, senior delegation meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman

President Obama dashed from India to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in a hastily planned trip aimed at setting out on the right foot with the new leader of a key ally. Obama cut short a visit in India to be one of the first world leaders to meet with King Salman since the death Friday of his half brother King Abdullah, who was 90. Obama arrived in Riyadh with a large bipartisan delegation of U.S. dignitaries and officials. King Salman, a sword-bearing guard and members of the royal family greeted the president at the airport. The trip served as a reminder of the importance of the U.S. relationship with the kingdom. Despite a boon in domestic fuel production and major shifts in the geopolitics...

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