Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah had died early Friday at age 90, and his brother Salman becomes king.
King Abdullah, who, after his brother King Fahd’s death came, in 2005, died of pneumonia. He was rushed to hospital on December 31, local media reported.
Wang Salman immediately take responsibility for the king, because he has been appointed as his half-brother Muqrin as his crown prince and heir,
“Your Highness Salman Bin Abdul – all members of the national Aziz Al Saud and family mourn the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul – Aziz, who died It is the morning of 01 points this morning, law enforcement, said: “The statement published by the state television.
Abdullah was born in 1924, the ruling King of Saudi Arabia since 2005, but the state is already running.
US President Barack Obama expressed condolences and praised the late King’s commitment to close the US-Saudi relationship.
“As a leader, he was always candid with the courage of his convictions,” Obama said in a statement. “One belief is that the United States, Saudi Arabia relations, the importance of the Middle East and other regions of stability and security forces in his firm conviction and enthusiasm.”