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Minister Al-Hajraf meets US Treasury Sec. Mnuchin

Kuwaiti Minister of Finance Dr. Nayif al-Hajraf met with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Washington and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties in the fields of investment and trade.

Fri, Apr 12, 2019 Mon, Apr 15, 2019

World Bank CEO announces His Highness Amir award for global development, peace efforts

KUWAIT, April 12 (KUNA) -- World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristilina Georgieva announced on Friday an award handed to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in recognition of his role in supporting economic and social development worldwide and global peace.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Apr 12, 2019 Mon, Apr 15, 2019

US Deputy Sec. of State thanks Kuwait for strong partnership, friendship

WASHINGTON, April 11 (KUNA) -- US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan met here Thursday with Kuwaiti Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan during which he thanked him for "Kuwait's strong economic partnership and friendship with the United States."

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Apr 12, 2019 Mon, Apr 15, 2019

Kuwait regrets and deplores the US decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights

An official source at the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed Kuwait's regret over the US decision to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Syrian Golan Heights.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Mon, Mar 25, 2019 Tue, Mar 26, 2019

Kuwait, US dialogue focuses on boosting strategic partnership

KUWAIT, March 21 (KUNA) -- Kuwait and United States held the Third United States-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue which mainly focused on enhancing their strategic partnership.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Mar 21, 2019 Fri, Mar 22, 2019

Pompeo lauds His Highness Amir efforts for regional stability

KUWAIT, March 21 (KUNA) -- Visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hailed Thursday His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's efforts in preserving the region's stability, particularly resolving the GCC dispute.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Mar 21, 2019 Fri, Mar 22, 2019

Pompeo's visit "significant" amidst "critical" regional developments - Kuwaiti FM

KUWAIT, March 20 (KUNA) -- US State Secretary's "significant" visit comes amidst "critical" regional developments, said Kuwait's top diplomat on Wednesday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Mar 20, 2019 Fri, Mar 22, 2019

Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and FM holds talks with Sec. Pompeo

KUWAIT, March 20: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, held talks with US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo in Kuwait at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before the start of the third round of the Strategic Dialogue between the State of Kuwait and the United States of America.

Wed, Mar 20, 2019 Fri, Mar 22, 2019

His Highness the Amir hosts top officials, talks with Pompeo on ties, issues

KUWAIT, March 20 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace Wednesday His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Mar 20, 2019 Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Wife of Kuwait's Amb. to US named among America's top 100 party hosts for 2019

WASHINGTON, March 8 (KUNA) -- As the world observes International Women's Day, the wife of Kuwait's Ambassador to the US Sheikha Rima Al-Sabah was named by a prominent US magazine among America's top 100 party hosts for 2019.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Mar 8, 2019 Fri, Mar 8, 2019

Kuwait Embassy in Washington marks nat'l celebrations

WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti Embassy in Washington DC held Tuesday evening a reception at the Trump International Hotel to mark the country's 58th National Day and 28th Liberation Day.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Feb 27, 2019 Wed, Feb 27, 2019

Site of Gulf War memorial unveiled in Washington

WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (KUNA) -- After a long wait, a Gulf War memorial site has been designated in the heart of Washington DC at a ceremony on Tuesday in synchronization with the celebrations marking Kuwait's 58th National Day and 28th Liberation Day.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Feb 27, 2019 Wed, Feb 27, 2019

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, Pompeo discuss bilateral ties

WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, leading a senior-level delegation on an official visit to Washington, held talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Feb 7, 2019 Fri, Feb 8, 2019

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, Bolton mull regional issues

WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, leading a senior-level delegation on an official visit to Washington, met US National Security Advisor John R. Bolton on Thursday.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Feb 7, 2019 Fri, Feb 8, 2019

His Highness Amir's representative hands Bush junior message from HH Amir

KUWAIT, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, the Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on Tuesday, paid a visit to the US 43rd president, George W. Bush, handing him a written message from His Highness the Amir.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Dec 5, 2018 Thu, Dec 6, 2018

HH Amir expresses deep sympathy over demise of former Pres. George H.W. Bush

KUWAIT, Dec 1 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences Saturday to US President Donald Trump, expressing his sincere sympathy over the passing of former President George H.W. Bush.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sat, Dec 1, 2018 Sat, Dec 1, 2018

US VP attends Kuwait's Embassy in Washington annual gala dinner

WASHINGTON, 27 (KUNA) -- US Vice President Mike Pence and top US administration officials gathered at the Kuwait Embassy in Washington for an evening honoring Second Lady Karen Pence, the recipient of the Humanitarian Award for her commitment in raising awareness about the mental health profession of art therapy in the US and around the world.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sat, Oct 27, 2018 Mon, Oct 29, 2018

US Pres.: US relations with Kuwait "very very powerful"

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump on Wednesday described his country's relations with Kuwait as very very powerful and His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as a great friend.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

His Highness the Amir, US President hold talks at Oval Office

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah visited US President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday midday; he was accompanied by Chief of the National Guard Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and other senior officials.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Wed, Sep 5, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

His Highness the Amir's visit to US comes in continuation of consultation between close friends - FM

WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Wednesday the visit to Washington by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah coincides with challenging conditions in the region and the world, which require coordination with our friends and allies.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Sep 6, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018