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Corker Statement on the Death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement on the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia:

"Our sympathies go to the family of King Abdullah and to the people of Saudi Arabia. King Abdullah was a strong ally of the United States and clear-eyed about many of the challenges the Saudi kingdom faces at home and abroad. I look forward to working with his successor to further strengthen the ties between our citizens and to meet shared threats with resolve and determination.”