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US Sec. of State Pompeo praises Kuwait's vital role in region

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
KUWAIT, March 20 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo applauded on Wednesday Kuwait vital role in solving disputes in the region.
In a joint press conference with First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Pompeo expressed that he is looking forward to achieve the goals setup through the third US-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue, including ways to enhance relations on many fronts, like defence, security, fighting terrorism, trade, and education.
The US top diplomat noted that Kuwait is a strong partner to the US in combating terrorism, the So-called Islamic State (IS), Al-Qaeda, and other terrorist organizations.
Pompeo added that his country is boosting its efforts to prohibit cyber threats and its dangers, affirming on US commitment to the security of Kuwait. (end) nma.mb