In Call With Saudi King About Egypt, Obama Calls For 'Immediate Steps

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U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Wednesday about the political situation in Egypt, the White House said.

In Call With Saudi King About Egypt, Obama Calls For 'Immediate StepsU.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 statement.

"The president also reaffirmed the long-term commitment of the United States to peace and security in the region."

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