Saturday, March 17, 2007

President Bush discusses Lebanon with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and President Mubarak of Egypt

The White House, President George W. Bush

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 16, 2007

Press Briefing by Tony Snow
White House Conference Center Briefing Room

The President spoke to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. They discussed the effort to advance toward a Palestinian state and also peace between Israelis and Palestinians. They talked about Iran, the situation in Lebanon; and, also, the President thanked the King for Saudi Arabia's participation in the recent conference in Iraq.

He also spoke with President Mubarak of Egypt. In addition, he thanked President Mubarak for Egypt's participation in the Iraq conference. They discussed the situation in Iraq, the Israeli-Palestinian situation, Lebanon and a forthcoming trip to the region by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.