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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 15, 2001

President to Welcome Bahraini Crown Prince to White House
Statement by the Press Secretary
Meeting with Crown Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al-Khalifa of Bahrain

    President Bush will welcome Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa to the White House on October 25.  The United States and Bahrain enjoy a dynamic and friendly relationship.  Close cooperation between the United States and Bahrain remains a principal bulwark of security and prosperity in the Gulf region.  The President met with the Amir of Bahrain on May 7 and looks forward to his meeting with Crown Prince Salman as an opportunity to further expand his dialogue with the Bahraini leadership.

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