By Nasser Al-Otaibi
KUWAIT, March 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Assistant Foreign Minister for the Americas Reem Al-Khaled affirmed on Tuesday that the Third US-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue hosted by Kuwait highlights the exceptionally solid relations between the two countries.
In a statement to KUNA, Al-Khaled said that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to the country to hold the third dialogue comes after two previous times hosted by the US in 2016 and 2017, and resulted in signing several agreements and memoranda in the fields of security, counter-terrorism, economy, commerce, education and customs.
Al-Khaled noted that this visit will result in signing more agreements to boost strategic cooperation between the two friendly countries for the next 25 years in various sectors.
She also mentioned that Pompeo will be received during his visit by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and his Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah to discuss bilateral relations and regional matters of common concern.
She affirmed that the US-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue became an important annual event, praising the important role of the private sectors of Kuwait and the US in boosting economic cooperation and enhancing the commercial level.
During his tour in the region, the top US diplomat will also visit Lebanon and Israel. (end) nma.msa.bb