Kuwaiti Foreign Minister: Pompeo starts visit to the country Tuesday
Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al-Jarallah said that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will start a visit to Kuwait on Tuesday. Al-Jarallah
said in a press statement on Monday that the visit "will be an occasion and an important opportunity to sign a number of agreements between the two friendly countries in the field of defense and security and customs cooperation." He added that the talks will also address the hot topics that occupy the region, especially the situation in Yemen and Syria. He added that the visit comes within the framework of the strategic dialogue rounds between the two countries, expressing his aspiration to contribute to the promotion of strategic dialogue and development of its fields.
"Kuwait is looking forward to the success of the talks that will be held by the US Secretary of State with its officials, which will include many areas of cooperation, especially in the economic, investment and energy fields, in addition to cooperation in the security and military fields, especially in relation to the efforts of the two countries in combating terrorism, . Pompeo
is scheduled to hold a press conference on Wednesday with his Kuwaiti counterpart at the end of his visit to Kuwait. On Friday, the US State Department announced a trip to Bombay in the Middle East, including Kuwait and Lebanon, from March 19 to 23.