Hagel Departs Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel takes a cup of tea during a farewell tea ceremony with Saudi Arabia’s Prince Fahd bin Abdullah, the country’s deputy defense minister, (not shown) and U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James B. Smith before departing Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 24, 2013. Hagel is on a six-day trip to the Middle East to visit counterparts in Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel walks with Saudi Arabia’s Prince Fahd bin Abdullah, the country’s deputy defense minister, before departing Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 24, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel walks with Saudi Arabia’s Prince Fahd bin Abdullah, the country’s deputy defense minister, and U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James B. Smith before departing Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 24, 2013. Hagel is on a six-day trip to the Middle East to visit counterparts in Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel thanks Saudi Arabia’s Prince Fahd bin Abdullah, the country’s deputy defense minister, for hosting him in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 24, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, thanks U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James B. Smith, left, before departing Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 24, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel waves farewell before boarding his flight to depart Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 24, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo