Saudi Ambassador Abruptly Resigns, Leaves Washington

[Washington Post] Robin Wright - Prince Turki al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the U.S., resigned and left Washington Monday after only 15 months on the job. His abrupt departure is particularly striking because his predecessor, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, served in the position for 22 years. Turki has increasingly been rumored as a possible replacement for his ailing older brother, Prince Saud al-Faisal, the Saudi foreign minister.

2006-12-12 01:00:00

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