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Kuwait, Bahrain seek to bolster security relations

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Sabah in dialogue with Bahraini Minister of Interior Rashid bin Abdullah Al-Khalifa.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Sabah in dialogue with Bahraini Minister of Interior Rashid bin Abdullah Al-Khalifa.

KUWAIT CITY, July 11, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and visiting Bahraini Minister of Interior Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa discussed on Monday bilateral security coordination and cooperation.

The Interior Ministry’s information office said in a release that both ministers had considered ways of beefing up bilateral security efforts in order to address the current regional security developments. During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled stressed the depth of distinguished and historical relations between both Gulf nations, pointing to the political leadership’s instructions for further promoting and cementing their deep-rooted bonds, it said.

He highly commended such visits and meetings as providing chances to exchange views on regional security challenges and how to consolidate security cooperation between both sides, according to the release.

He added that he and the Bahraini minister shared the same views on a host of regional security issues that concern Kuwait and Bahrain. On his part, Bahraini Minister of Interior Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa thanked the Kuwaiti minister for warm welcome and hospitality, underlining the significance of security cooperation in light of various criminal phenomena and issues that necessitate closer cooperation within the GCC.

He voiced much satisfaction with the outcomes of his talks with Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled as “fruitful, constructive and positive”. The Bahraini minister and his accompanying delegation have left Kuwait, ending a one-day visit to the country.

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