Barky Snubbed by Saudi King

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After all the kowtowing, ingratiating, and ass-kissing, this is the thanks he gets.

From Fox News.

The kings of both Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will not attend this week’s summit of Gulf nation leaders hosted by Barack Obama at Camp David.

In a statement Sunday, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Thursday’s summit coincides with a humanitarian cease-fire in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is fighting Shiite rebels known as Houthis. He said Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who is also interior minister, would lead the Saudi delegation and the king’s son, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is defense minister, will also attend.

Obama had planned to meet Salman one-on-one a day before the gathering of leaders at the presidential retreat but the White House did not take his decision to skip the summit as a sign of any substantial disagreement with the U.S.

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