Kuwait army chief lays wreath at US Tomb of Unknowns

WASHINGTON, Chief of General Staff of the Kuwaiti Army Lt.-Gen. Mohammad Khaled Al-Khuder laid a wreath of flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in remembrance of the US soldiers lost in war.

During the ceremony on Thursday, the US Army Band performed the national anthems of the State of Kuwait and the United States.

As part of his official visit to the US, Lt.-Gen. Al-Khuder met with US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford at the Pentagon.

The two military chiefs discussed ways of promoting the defense cooperation between both countries and other issues of common concern.

Lt.-Gen. Al-Khuder arrived here earlier today, leading a high-ranking military delegation on visit to the US. (end) shs.gb

Source: Kuwait News Agency