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Obama To Visit Saudi Arabia Next Week

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President Obama will travel to Saudi Arabia next week where he will meet with Saudi King Abdullah, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs announced today.

The meeting will take place on June 3rd in Riyadh Gibbs said the two leaders will "discuss a range of important issues, including Middle East peace, Iran, and terrorism."

The Saudi stop has been added to the president's previously planned trip to Egypt, Germany and France.

Mr. Obama plans to address U.S.-Muslim relations in Egypt, visit the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany, and mark the 65th anniversary of D-Day in France.

The stop in Riyadh will come at the beginning of the trip.