WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama
spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Wednesday about the
political situation in Egypt, the White House said.
"The president emphasized the importance of taking
immediate steps toward an orderly transition that is
meaningful, lasting, legitimate, and responsive to the
aspirations of the Egyptian people," the White House said in a
"The president also reaffirmed the long-term commitment of
the United States to peace and security in the region."
(Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Paul Simao)
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