Kuwait, Turkey Sign Defense Cooperation Plan for 2019

Photo: KUNA12.10.2018 Kuwait
Kuwait, Turkey Sign Defense Cooperation Plan for 2019

Kuwait, Turkey Sign Defense Cooperation Plan for 2019

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Kuwait’s Army Chief-of-Staff signed a plan of defense cooperation with the Turkish army in 2019 aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the two sides, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.

“The signing of this plan comes as a continuation of the joint military coordination to achieve greater harmony, exchange of experience and consolidation of efforts,” the Kuwaiti military guidance department said in a statement.

The statement added that Major General Mohammed Al-Kandari, Assistant to the Chief-of-General Staff of the operations and plans such as the Kuwaiti side, while the Turkish side represented the head of the Foreign Affairs Department, headed by Brigadier General Omut Yildiz.

The signing of the action plan came at the end of the fifth meeting of the Kuwaiti-Turkish Military Cooperation Committee, which was hosted by the Kuwait Operations and Plans Committee for two days.

In the same context, KUNA reported that Major General Salim Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah discussed in Ankara with the Commander of the Logistics Support Command in the Turkish Gendarmerie Abdullah Kogem the security cooperation between the two countries in the field of exchange of experience and training.

Last year, the two countries signed agreements in several areas during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Kuwait and Kuwaiti Prime Minister Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah’s visit to Turkey. 

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