Kuwait DM meets UK, Vatican ambs.

Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah received Wednesday the UK and North Ireland new Ambassador to Kuwait, Belinda Lewis on the occasion of her new appointment.

During the reception, both sides discussed issues of common interest and ways to enhance bilateral cooperation, said the Ministry of Defense in a press statement.

The meeting was attended by British military attache to the country, Col. Paul Mulvaney.

The Defense Minister, separately, then met the newly appointed ambassador of the Vatican Eugene Martin Nugent, discussing issues of mutual concern.

Both receptions were attended by Army Chief-of-Staff Lieu. Gen. Khaled Saleh Al-Sabah.

Source: Kuwait News Agency