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Clinton expresses U.S. condolences on Saudi death

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expresses condolences on the death of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and says U.S. ties with Saudi Arabia are strong and enduring

Reuters , Saturday 22 Oct 2011
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"The Saudi Crown Prince was a strong leader and a good friend to the United States over many years, as well as a tireless champion for his country," U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during a visit to Tajikistan, in the first official U.S. comment on his death.

"He will be missed," she said at a news conference.

"Our relationship with Saudi Arabia is strong and enduring and we will look forward to working with the (Saudi) leadership for many years to come," Clinton said.

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