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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with King Salman bin Abdulaziz of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

President Obama called King Salman bin Abdulaziz from Air Force One today to personally express his sympathies following the passing of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.  King Salman welcomed the news that the President and the First Lady will travel to Riyadh on Tuesday, January 27 to meet with him and other Saudi officials to offer condolences on behalf of the American people.