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Kuwait Amir receives US Ambassador

KUWAIT, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Wednesday the US Ambassador to Kuwait Deborah Jones, who delivered a handwritten letter from President Barack Obama.
The letter discussed bilateral relations, issues of mutual importance and current regional and international affairs, read a statement by the Amiri Diwan.
The president also congratulated Kuwait on the 50th National Day, the 20th Day of Liberation and the five-year anniversary of HH the Amir's ascendance to office.
HH the Amir also received the Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait, Ahmad Farahat, who delivered a handwritten letter from his country's Chief of the Supreme Armed Forces Council Field Marshal Hussain Tantawi, related to ties between the two countries and means to usher forward cooperation.
The two encounters were also attended by Deputy Minister for Amiri diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah al-Sabah and Amiri Diwan Advisor Mohammad Abulhasan. (end) sd KUNA 231526 Feb 11NNNN