Saudi Arabia and US celebrate 75 years of relations in Jeddah

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17/02/20

Saudi Arabia’s Bahrain ambassador Prince Sultan bin Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz with senior US Navy and Saudi Navy commanders. (Huda Bashatah)
Hall Delano Roosevelt, FDR’s grandson, and Saudi Arabia’s Bahrain ambassador Prince Sultan bin Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz, take part in a reenactment of the famous meeting between their grandfathers. (Huda Bashatah)
Saudi Arabia’s Bahrain ambassador Prince Sultan bin Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz with senior US Navy and Saudi Navy commanders. (Huda Bashatah)(Huda Bashatah)
Hall Delano Roosevelt, FDR’s grandson, said his grandfather recognized King Abdul Aziz as a great man creating a great nation. (Huda Bashatah)

Saudi Arabia and the United States celebrated the 75th anniversary of their “enduring relationship” at a ceremony in Jeddah on Sunday.

The event on the deck of the USS Farragut reenacted  the famous moment when President Franklin D. Roosevelt met King Abdul Aziz on board the USS Quincy.

This article was first published in Arab News

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