WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (KUNA) -- US Vice-President Joe Biden met His Highness Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah here Thursday.
Following the meeting, Kuwaiti Ambassador in Washington Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah told KUNA and Kuwait Television that the meeting was so friendly and fruitful that it involved several issues of mutual interest.
He quoted Biden as reaffirming US commitment to Gulf security in general and Kuwaiti security in particular.
They also discussed the planned US withdrawal from Iraq and the ongoing developments in the Arab world, notably the so-called Arab Spring, the ambassador said, noting that they shared the same views on several regional issues.
They also considered the issue of Kuwaiti prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, said the Kuwaiti ambassador, quoting Sheikh Nasser as calling on Biden to do his best to resolve the issue.
The Kuwaiti ambassador said "there is a personal relationship between HH the Prime Minister and the US vice-president", making it certain that his visit to Washington was fruitful. (end) si.mt KUNA 300232 Sep 11NNNN