His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Prime Minister, received Sunday the Commander of the US Naval Forces Central Command, Commander of the United States Fifth Fleet, and Commander of Combined Maritime Forces, Vice Admiral Charles B. Cooper II, at Riffa Palace.
His Royal Highness highlighted the depth of strategic relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States of America, noting the Kingdom’s commitment to further strengthening bilateral relations, particularly within military and defense, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
HRH the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Prime Minister welcomed Vice Admiral Cooper to the Kingdom and commended the United States’ active role in promoting regional security and stability.
During the meeting, several issues of common interest and the latest regional and international developments were discussed.
The Minister of Cabinet Affairs, HE Hamad bin Faisal Al Malki, also attended the meeting.