MANAMA, Sept.11 (KUNA) -- Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa has commended the US efforts and pivotal role in bolstering the pillars of peace, security and stability in the region. He also affirmed Bahrain's unwavering support to the establishment of mechanisms for joint cooperation between the United States of America and countries in the region.
These remarks were made by King Hamad on Tuesday during his reception of retired US General Anthony Zinni and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Gulf Affairs in the Near East Bureau at the U.S. Department of State Tim Lenderking, reported the Bahraini news agency.
The Bahraini King and the two US officials reviewed deep-rooted historic relations binding the two countries and means of further strengthening joint ties.
The US envoys lauded the King's role in strengthening Bahrain-US relations. (end) hmd.ibi