Kuwaiti emir's US visit consolidates bilateral relations: Kuwaiti official
KUNA, Tuesday 4 Sep 2018

Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said on Tuesday that the visit of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the USA comes within the framework of the historical ties between the two countries for more than 100 years.

Al-Jarallah made his remarks to KUNA, stressing the keenness of the two friendly countries in strengthening their strategic partnership.

He underlined the importance of the visit in light of the accelerating regional and international developments, especially those related to the situation in the Gulf region, the developments in the Middle East peace process, and the challenges within the framework of the international coalition against terrorism.

Moreover, the emir's visit to Washington provides an opportunity to review aspects of cooperation between the two countries, especially those related to the economic, investment, trade, security and defence fields, he said.

Al-Jarallah added that the visit will witness the signing of a number of bilateral agreements aims to boost cooperation between the two countries.

The emir arrived at Andrews Air Force Base in Washington D.C. on Monday for summit talks with US President Donald Trump.