Saturday, September 26, 2020

HRH the Crown Prince meets the US Secretary of State

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, met today with the U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Richard Pompeo, at Sakhir Palace.

HRH the Crown Prince highlighted the depth of historic relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States of America, which are based on strategic cooperation, strong partnerships and continuous coordination at all levels, delivering the shared interest of both countries and their peoples.

HRH the Crown Prince welcomed the visit of the US Secretary of State, during which both reviewed the bilateral relationship and examined opportunities to further strengthen it. HRH the Crown Prince underscored the Kingdom’s commitment to continuing the advancement of Bahrain-US strategic ties.

HRH the Crown Prince meets with US Secretary of State

During the meeting, ongoing efforts towards achieving stability and peace in the region were examined, in addition to discussions on regional and international developments, as well as issues of common concern.

HRH the Crown Prince welcomed steps made by the United States to reach an agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to stop the annexation of Palestinian lands.  HRH the Crown Prince noted the importance of re-doubling efforts to realise a just solution which utilises peace as a strategic option to end the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

HRH the Crown Prince noted the importance of the international community’s solidarity in combating terrorism and support towards efforts aimed at tackling the promotion and financing of terrorist groups and eradicating them at source. In this regard, HRH stressed the need to adhere to good-neighbourly relations and mutual respect for the sovereignty and independence of states and to reject Iranian threats, including the launch of ballistic missiles on countries in the region.

HRH the Crown Prince pointed to the need to activate measures which rid the Middle East of nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction, whilst emphasising Bahrain’s support for the production, development and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes in accordance with international law.

For his part, the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, expressed his thanks and appreciation to HRH the Crown Prince for his commitment towards strengthening bilateral relations, and noted the longstanding depth of strategic relations between the United States and Bahrain.

His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, HE Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Finance and National Economy and Mr. Brian Hook, US Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to the US Secretary of State, were also in attendance.

MOST READ

Gulf Air Resumes Direct Flights to Dhaka

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announces that it has resumed its direct flights to and from Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal...

Loan payment deference to help citizens, SMEs

The banks’ response to defer loan payments until the end of the year is a continuation of the initiatives in the financial and economic...

Adherence to precautionary measures national responsibility

President of the Supreme Council of Health and Chairman of the National Medical Taskforce for Combating Coronavirus (COVID-19) Lieutenant-General Dr. Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla...

The aftermath of a historic night for BRAVE CF and Arab MMA

BRAVE Combat Federation’s vision of globalizing the sport started within the Arab world, which was often overseen by many other organizations, and to provide...

Batelco Launches Unlimited Business Mobile Packages

Batelco has unveiled its latest business mobile packages in a complete refresh of its existing packages, targeted at business customers including entrepreneurs, SMEs and...

KHK MMA dominates at BRAVE CF 41 with four huge victories

BRAVE Combat Federation hosted the first of three groundbreaking events last Thursday in the Kingdom of Bahrain, with seven bouts taking place behind closed...

BRAVE CF 42 full fight card released with 12 nations represented and the Flyweight Tournament quarter-finals

BRAVE Combat Federation returns to the Kingdom of Bahrain, for the second consecutive week with BRAVE CF 42, on September 24th. The promotion released the full...

GLOMAT – The First Thai-Bahrain Hybrid Virtual Business Meeting

The Royal Thai Embassy, in cooperation with the Office of SMEs Promotion (OSMEP) Thailand, Institution of Small and Medium Enterprises Development of Thailand and...

Education Minister participates in virtual meeting

Minister of Education Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi participated in the Arab Education Ministers meeting on endorsing the document of developing education in...

Gulf Air Appoints Bahraini Country Manager in Kuwait

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announces that it has appointed Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim Al Hamer as a Country Manager...

Health Minister urges compliance to reduce COVID-19 infections

Health Minister Faeqa bint Said Al-Saleh urged full compliance with the mandatory precautionary measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). She called...

Plans to improve electricity, water services discussed

Electricity and Water Affairs Minister, Wael bin Nasser Al-Mubarak, received here today the representative of the third constituency of the Northern Governorate at the...

The National Medical Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) provided an update on the COVID-19 response in the Kingdom

The National Medical Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) today held a press conference at the Crown Prince Centre for Training and Medical Research...

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad receives INJAZ Bahrain Board Chairperson

Representative of His Majesty the King for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa received Board Chairperson of...

stc Bahrain, the first telecom operator in Bahrain to offer Roadside Assistance and Home Assistance services

stc Bahrain, a world-class digital enabler, is the first telecom operator in Bahrain to venture into Roadside Assistance and Home Assistance services, expanding its...