Washington, DC - Secretary Kerry held an impromptu meeting this afternoon with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir. The Secretary offered support and condolences for the recent terrorist ‎attacks in the Kingdom.

The two discussed the need to combat and defeat Daesh, including in Syria, where the Kingdom has offered to commit troops to the counter-Daesh campaign. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister also discussed the need for a political transition in Syria, the situation in Libya, the effort to reach a political resolution in Yemen, and recent developments between the Israelis and Palestinians.