Bahrain-US military cooperation discussed

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 Bahrain-US military cooperation discussed

Bahrain-US military cooperation discussed

(Manama) – The Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received Commander of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), General Joseph Votel and his accompanying delegation.
Defence Affairs Minister Lieutenant-General Yussef bin Ahmed Al Jalahma and the BDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Dheyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi were present.
The commander-in-chief reviewed with the US CENTCOM commander the existing Bahrain-US relations of cooperation and friendship and ways to strengthen them, especially regarding bilateral military coordination and defence cooperation.
Issues of common interest were also discussed.
The US CENTCOM commander and his accompanying delegation were briefed on the Bahrain Defence Force and its weaponry and units, as well as the modernisation it is witnessing during the prosperous era of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander.
Acting Director of the BDF General Command Major-General Hassan Mohammed Sa’ad, Inspector-General Major-General Abdulla Hassan Al-Nuaimi and a number of senior BDF officers also attended.
(Courtesy BNA)