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7-07-2011

GCC solidarity pledge by Bahrain and Kuwait

Security is a unified mission for the GCC, it was declared.

Kuwait's recent help to the kingdom came within this framework, reflected through the Peninsula Shield, Bahrain and Kuwait said as Kuwaiti Prime Minister Shaikh Nasser Al Mohammed Al Ahmed Al Sabah ended his official visit.

They also pledged to further strengthen these ties for the benefit of their nations and the GCC's benefit.

His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Shaikh Nasser reviewed deepening security links and ways of broadening co-ordination in various fields.

 

HRH the Premier stressed the importance of such visits as he visited Shaikh Nasser at his place of residence. Shaikh Nasser thanked HRH the Premier for his hospitality during the visit.

Separately, Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa held a meeting with Kuwaiti Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior Shaikh Ahmed Al Hamood Al Jaber Al Sabah and expressed Bahrain's appreciation for his country's support in protecting the kingdom's security and stability.

 

Shaikh Ahmed affirmed Kuwait's firm support for the National Dialogue and the pioneering Royal Fact-finding Committee, initiated by His Majesty King Hamad.

They also discussed ways of easing movement of travellers to and from both countries to avoid delays at entry or exit points.

 

HRH the Premier later bid farewell to Shaikh Nasser.

Present were Deputy Premiers, chairmen of the Shura Council and parliament and top officials.

 

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