FM meets US Sec. of State partaking in KICRI, Int'l Coalition Against IS

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) , Mon, Feb 12, 2018

Kuwait, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met on Monday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is participating in International Coalition Against IS and Kuwait International Conference for Reconstruction in Iraq (KICRI).

During the meeting, Tillerson expressed United States appreciation for efforts exerted by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Kuwait in supporting Iraq and the stability in the region.

In turn, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled praised the historic and concrete level of bilateral relations between the two countries, including the strategic partnership, affirming on the importance of boosting such ties in all fields.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Sulaiman Al-Jarallah, Assistant Foreign Minister for Protocol Affairs, Ambassador Dhari Al-Ajran, Foreign Minister Assistant for Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Office Ambassador Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah, Ambassador Ayham Al-Omar, Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for the Office of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Saleh Al-Logani, and a number of senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (end)