06 Apr '11, 12pm

海峽時報world US defence secretary visits Saudi Arabia: RIYADH - US SECRETARY of Defence Robert Gates arrived in Riy...

海峽時報world US defence secretary visits Saudi Arabia: RIYADH - US SECRETARY of Defence Robert Gates arrived in Riy...

The meeting, which will be Mr Gates' first with King Abdullah since the Saudi monarch returned home in February after months of treatment abroad for a back ailment, comes amid mounting international anger over bloodshed in the kingdom's southern neighbour Yemen and pressure on its president to stand down. -- AFP

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