US President, Saudi interior minister discuss security issues

US President Barack Obama last night met Saudi Arabia's interior minister, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and discussed security and regional issues of mutual concerns.

The White House in a statement said that the two sides during the meeting affirmed strong partnership between Saudi Arabia and United States.
President Obama congratulated Prince Mohammed bin Nayef on his appointment to minister of interior and extended good wishes for Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.