미국의 딕 체니 부통령이 이라크의  종파별 폭력 사태 중단 방안등을 논의하기 위해 사우디 아라비아에 도착했습니다.

체니 부통령은 사우디 관리들에게 이라크의 안정화를 위해 이라크 소수계 수니파들에게 영향력을 발휘하도록     요청할 것으로 예상됩니다.

체니 부통령은 압둘라 국왕과 이스라엘 팔레스타인 갈등 문제와 레바논 사태등에서도 논의할 전망입니다.

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U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney has arrived in Saudi Arabia for talks on issues including how to stop the sectarian violence in Iraq.

Cheney is expected to ask Saudi officials to use their influence with Iraq's Sunni Arab minority to help stabilize the country. U.S. officials say the Saudi government has been a strong ally in the region.

The vice president's talks with King Abdullah also will include the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the situation in Lebanon.

On Wednesday, President Bush is to open talks about Iraqi security with Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Jordan.

The Bush administration is reviewing its strategy in Iraq in hopes of stopping the rise in sectarian violence and continued attacks on coalition forces.