US-Kuwaiti strategic dialogue kicks off

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) , Sat, Sep 9, 2017

WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (KUNA) -- Second session of the Kuwaiti-US Strategic Dialogue kicked off on Friday with a meeting between First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Sheikh Sabah Khaled lauded cooperation between the two friendly countries in various domains, also expressing desire to bolster the strategic partnership and noting that such an approach had been underlined during the summit meeting that grouped His Highness the Amir with the US president.

For his part, Tillerson lauded outcome of the official visit, paid by His Highness the Amir to the Washington, re-affirming his nation's commitment to Kuwait's security and safety. He also praised the distinctive level of the Kuwaiti-US relations.

Today's talks between Sheikh Sabah Khaled and Secretary Tillerson tackled various regional and international issues. The meeting was attended by senior officials of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The visiting Kuwaiti delegation held a meeting late Thursday ahead of the second strategic ties gathering, co-chaired by Sheikh Sabah Khaled and Tillerson.