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Vice President of the United States - Richard B. Cheney

     Visit to the Middle East: March 10-16, 2002

Standing in front of Prime Minister Tony Blair's residence, Number 10 Downing Street, Vice President Dick Cheney shares some final words before departing London March 11. After attending a working dinner at the Al-Baraka Palace, Vice President Dick Cheney departs with King Abdullah II of Jordan March 12. Vice President Dick Cheney talks privately with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, March 13. "There is a close friendship between our two countries," said the Vice President at a joint press briefing later that day. "We have a common interest in assuring a stable, peaceful and prosperous future for all the people of the region."
Vice President Dick Cheney and President Salih of Yemen discuss joint efforts to fight terrorist activity at a press conference in Sanaa, Yemen, March 14. Vice President Dick Cheney meets with Sultan Qaboos in Salalah, Oman, March 14. During his visit to Muscat, Oman, Vice President Dick Cheney passes under pointed arches and ornate engravings during a tour of the country's massive Grand Mosque, which spans an area of about 25 square miles, March 16.
Greeted by Crown Prince Shaikh Khalifa of the United Arab Emirates, Vice President Dick Cheney participates in an arrival ceremony in Abu Dhabi March 16. Vice President Dick Cheney and Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia extend courtesies to each other as they enter the area where the two leaders will stand during an arrival ceremony in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, March 16. Vice President Dick Cheney and Lynne Cheney greet King Fahd of Saudi Arabia in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, March 16.