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The Embassy celebrates Kuwait's national day

Ambassador to the United States Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah hosted a reception for a large number of US senior officials, congress members, academics, business leaders and public figures as well as diplomats to celebrate the 57th anniversary of the Independence, 27th anniversary of Liberation, and the 12th anniversary of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's assumption of power.

Wed, Feb 28, 2018 Wed, Feb 28, 2018

US deeply respects Kuwait Amir of solid friendship with President Trump -- US official

KUWAIT, July 27 (KUNA) -- The United States of America deeply respects His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah who he is eyed with great admiration by leaders in Washington, the region and the world, a visiting US official said on Monday.

Mon, Jul 27, 2020 Mon, Jul 27, 2020

Secretary Esper: The United States and Kuwait stand side-by-side in our efforts to defeat ISIS and bring stability and cooperation to the region

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper at the headquarters of the Munich 56th Security Conference held in Germany.

Tue, Feb 18, 2020 Tue, Feb 18, 2020

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

Ambassador Al-Sabah extends Eid Al Adha greetings

"On the occasion of Eid Al Adha, I would like to extend my sincere wishes to the friendly American people. May God bless you all, Eid Mubarak."

Thu, Aug 31, 2017 Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Ambassador Al-Sabah extends Eid Al Adha greetings

"On the occasion of Eid Al Adha, I would like to extend my sincere wishes to the friendly American people. May God bless you all, Eid Mubarak."

Tue, Aug 21, 2018 Tue, Aug 21, 2018

Kuwait's FM meets Iraqi counterpart on sidelines of anti-IS meeting in US

Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim Al-Jaafari...

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Kuwait Participates in the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Small Group

Assistant Foreign Minister for Development and International Cooperation Nasser Al-Sabeeh headed the Kuwaiti delegation that participated in the ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Small Group, which was held on Thursday, November 14, 2019, in Washington, DC.

Fri, Nov 15, 2019 Fri, Nov 15, 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

Kuwait FM attends talks with GCC, US counterparts in New York

NEW YORK, Sept 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Foreign Minister and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Dr Ahmad Naser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah attended ministerial talks with Gulf Cooperation Council states and the US on Thursday.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021 Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Book of Condolences

With profound sadness and sorrow, the Embassy of Kuwait in Washington DC mourns the passing of His Highness the late Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

Tue, Sep 29, 2020 Tue, Sep 29, 2020

Remarks of the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah at the Kuwait-U.S. Strategic Dialogue

In the name of God, most compassionate, most merciful, my dear friend, Secretary Tillerson, U.S. Secretary of State, your excellencies, members of the two participating delegations in the second round of the U.S.-Kuwaiti Strategic Dialogue, ladies and gentlemen, peace of God be upon you all.

U.S. Department of StateSat, Sep 9, 2017 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

Joint Statement of the First Kuwait-U.S. Strategic Dialogue

U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah co-chaired the first-ever U.S.-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue on October 21, 2016, in Washington, DC.

U.S. Department of StateFri, Oct 21, 2016 Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Pompeo: US, Kuwait share "very special" relationship

WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised the "very special" relationship the US and Kuwait share together, affirming that President Donald Trump and His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah "value" this relationship that "benefits the world." This came in a speech Pompeo gave as the Humanitarian Award recipient for his commitment to "safeguarding and promoting peace around the world" at the Kuwait-America Foundation Gala Dinner for UNHCR held at the Kuwait Embassy, which was attended by Vice President Mike Pence and his wife... Read more...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Nov 22, 2019 Fri, Nov 22, 2019

New Kuwait Amb. to US presents credentials

WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (KUNA) - New Kuwaiti Ambassador to the US Jasem Albudaiwi has submitted his credentials to Chief of Protocol of the US State Department Rufus Gifford.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Thu, Aug 25, 2022 Thu, Aug 25, 2022

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

Kuwaiti-US Commerce officials meet in Washington

Kuwait's Minister of Commerce and Industry met with US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross...

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Tue, Mar 7, 2017 Tue, Mar 7, 2017

Kuwait FM appreciates US envoy's efforts to end Yemeni conflict

NEW YORK, Sept 24 (KUNA) - Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Naser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah has expressed appreciation to the US envoy to Yemen Tim Lenderking for his endeavors to find a political solution to the decade-long conflict.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Fri, Sep 24, 2021 Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Kuwait calls on Iran to regain trust of region

KUWAIT, Oct 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwait observed with great care the latest speech given by the President of the United Stated Donald Trump adopting a new strategy with Iran, a source at Kuwaiti the Foreign Ministry said.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)Sun, Oct 15, 2017 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

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