WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser
Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah arrived here Wednesday for a two-day official
visit to the US.
He was received by Chief of Protocol of the US House Capricia Marshall and
Kuwaiti Ambassador in Washington Sheikh Salem Al-Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
and several other Kuwaiti diplomats in Washington.
Speaking to KUNA and Kuwait Television, the Kuwaiti ambassador said: "The
strong relation between Washington and Kuwait requires us to communicate with
the US. It is a normal and continuing matter on all levels."
The said HH the premier's visit is part of continuing dialogue and
consultation with the US.
He said Sheikh Nasser will meet tomorrow with US Vice-President Joe Biden
and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, adding that the file of bilateral
relations will figure out prominently during talks between both sides.
They are also expected to hold talks on bilateral military cooperation and
Gulf security as well as the latest Arab developments, chiefly the so-called
On bilateral issues, the Kuwaiti ambassador said HH the premier will also
discuss with US officials the issue of Kuwaiti detainees at Guantanamo Bay.
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