Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah met received Monday Iraqi Defense Minister Najah Al-Shammari.
During the meeting, they discussed issues of common interest in addition to means of enhancing bilateral cooperation. The meeting also tackled issues that contribute to bringing views and unifying efforts of the political leadership in the two countries, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
Kuwait’s Army Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Khaled Al-Khoder, Kuwait Army Deputy Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant General Khaled Saleh Al-Sabah, a number of senior army officials and Iraqi Chargé d’Affaires in Kuwait Mohammad Al-Husseini also attended the meeting.
Last week, Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah also discussed on Thursday with the visiting Egyptian Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed al-Assar cooperation between the two states.
The Ministry said in a statement that discussions between Minister Sheikh Ahmad and the Egyptian Minister of state dealt with military issues, means of boosting cooperation and joint action between the two brotherly countries.
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Mansour, later Thursday, discussed with the visiting Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Singh Sajja (photo) issues of common concern. They also touched on cooperation between the two sides in the military and defense realms.