Saudi king appoints advisor as ambassador to US

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January 29, 2007 19:17

Saudi King Abdullah announced Monday that Adel al-Jubeir was the kingdom's next ambassador to the United States, according to a royal decree posted on the state-run news agency's Web site. Al-Jubeir, a commoner, is a US-educated diplomat who was drafted by Abdullah in 2001 to repair Saudi Arabia's image in America after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Al-Jubeir, 44, who was foreign affairs adviser to King Abdullah when he was crown prince, is replacing Prince Turki al-Faisal, who quit last month after 15 months on the job.


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