FW: in-town print pool report #3: POTUS greets gulf leaders

From: Evan McMorris-Santoro [mailto:xxx@email.com]
Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 6:26 PM
To: Allen, Jessica
Subject: in-town print pool report #3: POTUS greets gulf leaders

At 5.20 PM ET, pool was led out to the South Lawn to watch the ceremonial greetings of several gulf state leaders to the White House ahead of tomorrow's summit at Camp David.

The ceremonial arrivals included a lot of movement my armed services personnel, changing of flags, and POTUS going in and out of the WH. POTUS conversed with each arriving leader but was too far away for pool to hear him.

The list of arrivals, per WH, and cars they arrived in, per your pooler.

GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL

·         The Honorable Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council

·         Dr. Abdel Aziz Al Uwaisheq, Assistant Secretary General for Foreign Affairs

- Arrived in black Suburban

BAHRAIN

·         His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince of The Kingdom of Bahrain

·         His Excellency Shaikh bin Khalid Ahmed Al-Khalifa, Minister of Foreign Affairs

- Arrived in black Cadillac sedan.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

·         His Royal Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

·         His Highness Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy National Security Advisor

- Arrived in black Audi A8 sedan.

SAUDI ARABIA

·         His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

·         His Royal Highness Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Crown Prince, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense

- Arrived in black stretch Mercedes Benz S-Class limo.

QATAR

·         His Highness Sheikh Tameem bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar

·         His Excellency Dr. Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah, Minister of Foreign Affairs

- Arrived in black stretch Cadillac limo.

OMAN

·         His Highness Sayyid Fahad bin Mahmood Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers' Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman

·         His Excellency Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs

- Arrived in black stretch Cadillac limo.

KUWAIT

·         His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait

·         His Excellency Shaikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait

- Arrived in black Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan.

The menu for tonight's dinner per the WH:

Menu

Heirloom tomatoes

Pickled cucumbers, summer peppers

Feta vinaigrette

Lemon-scented local lamb

Citrus fondue

French beans, chantrelles and peanut potatoes

Coconut panna cotta

Strawberry compote

Pistachio brittle

As noted in previous report, a lid was called around 6.15 PM.

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Evan McMorris-Santoro

BuzzFeed News White House Reporter

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@EvanMcSan

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