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Vice President of the United States - Richard B. Cheney

     Vice President's Visit to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait

Vice President Dick Cheney and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak are photographed during a breakfast meeting at Ittihadiyya Palace in Cairo, Tuesday January 17, 2006. The Vice President made the trip to Egypt after his December 2005 visit to the region was cut short in order to return to Washington to carry out his Constitutional duties as President of the Senate and cast a tie-breaking vote on a deficit-reduction bill. Vice President Dick Cheney speaks with Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif upon departure from Cairo International Airport, Tuesday January 17, 2006. After meeting with Egyptian officials the Vice President traveled on to meet with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and then to Kuwait to offer condolences following the death of its ruler, Emir Sheik Jaber al-Ahmed al-Sabah. Followed by a group of Saudi and US delegates, Vice President Dick Cheney walks down a red carpet with Prince Saud al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, upon arrival to King Khalid International Airport in Saudi Arabia, Tuesday January 17, 2006. Vice President Dick Cheney and King Abdullah make their way through Saudi sands on the way to the King's desert camp outside Riyadh, Tuesday January 17, 2006. Vice President Dick Cheney meets with Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al Sabah in Kuwait City, January 17, 2006. The Vice President delivered condolences to the Al Sabah family following the death of Emir Sheikh Jabir al-Ahmad Al Sabah on January 15.

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