U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel Makes First Trip To Mideast In...

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US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel talks with Deputy Minister of... News PhotoChuck Hagel,Deputy Minister,Diplomacy,Finance,Horizontal,Leaving,Military,Persian Gulf Countries,Politics,Riyadh,Royalty,Saudi Arabia,Talking,USA,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesRIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - APRIL 24: US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (L) talks with Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Fahd bin Abdullah as he departs King Khaled International Airport on April 24, 2013 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Whilst in Riyadh, Hagel finalised a major arms deal to provide the Saudi kingdom with sophisticated missiles for its US manufactured fighter jets. The US Defense Secretary is on a six-day regional tour of the Middle East, his first since taking over as Pentagon chief two months ago, which is expected to be dominated by concerns over Iran's nuclear programme and Syria's civil war. (Photo by Jim Watson - Pool/Getty Images)