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Obama calls Saudi King Abdullah

US President Barack Obama, pictured July 10, 2013, spoke by phone with Saudi King Adbullah to discuss aid to Syrian opposition forces and to discuss the coup in Egypt, the White House said.US President Barack Obama on Friday spoke by phone with Saudi King Adbullah to discuss aid to Syrian opposition forces and the coup in Egypt, the White House said. "The President and the King shared their perspectives on the situation in Syria and expressed their strong concerns about the impact of the conflict on the region," a White House statement said.