Pool was taken to the hotel room where both POTUS and the king of Bahrain were seated behind US and Bahrain flags. The king, Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa dressed in a white traditional thobe smiled when POTUS was welcoming him. He asked to make a statement after POTUS. He spoke in English saying that Bahrain has a great relationship with the United States for 120 years.
"based on a very good foundation of mutual understanding and strategy that we all have worked with, led to a great stability in the region."
The Bahraini officials who were with him in the room are:
Crown Prince, Nasser Bin Hamad
Foreign Minister, Khalid Bin Ahmad Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa
Minister of Royal Court, Khalid Bin Ahmad.