The second is to one of the many people who took the occasion of the Saudi King's visit to Washington to criticize the fact that, among other things, an American ally refused to allow Jewish citizens to set foot on its territory. While the Department assured people this was indeed an issue they had taken up with the King and would continue to press him on, they also, as the letter below shows, defended the country's relationship with the Saudi regime in a manner that seems somehow more honest than what might be expected today.
RG 59 General Records of the Department of State. Misc Lot
Files, Lot File no 58 D 61, Subject Files relating to Turkey, Box 1. National Archives