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US role ‘vital in boosting regional security’

Bahrain News
Sat, 23 Jun 2018
By Dharmesh Desai


MANAMA: The Crown Prince yesterday praised the important role played by the US in preserving regional security.

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, highlighted commitment by Bahrain and the US to strengthen ties, in particular their defence and security relationship which has been instrumental in the fight against terrorism.

He was speaking as he met US Central Command Commander General Joseph L Votel at Riffa Palace.

The Crown Prince highlighted the kingdom’s commitment to further support and strengthen regional security by working with international allies to address shared threats and challenges.

He also particularly noted the US’ respect for the internal affairs of sovereign nations.

The meeting provided an opportunity to review a number of regional and international issues of common interest.

BDF Commander-in-Chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa also attended the meeting.

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