Saudi prince to meet with Oprah Winfrey during U.S. charm offensive

Saudi prince to meet with Oprah Winfrey during U.S. charm offensive

[Ed. – Cool. Does she plan on asking why Saudi Arabia beheads more people than ISIS, finances jihadists all over the world, and starves and bombs children in Yemen? –Sarah Abdallah]

The heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is likely to sit down with media entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey as part of his ongoing tour in the U.S., leaked documents have shown.

The Saudi royal has launched a two-week charm offensive in the U.S. to cement his position on the international stage as the next ruler of the oil-rich kingdom. And what could be more fitting for the man who would be king than to meet with the queen of media?

A 36-page document seen by Britain’s Independent news website has shown the crown prince will meet Winfrey in Los Angeles at the tail end of his tour. The list of government officials past and present, media figures and business leaders also named in the itinerary is extensive.

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After meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on March 20, Crown Prince Mohammed traveled to Boston and is now in New York. In the city, on Tuesday alone, he was due to meet with former president Bill Clinton, former secretaries of state Hillary Clinton and Henry Kissinger, Democratic New York Senator Chuck Schumer and U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres.

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