US Defense Sec. congratulates Kuwait on nat’l celebrations

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah received a phone call from US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, congratulating Sheikh Hamad on the 60th National Day and 30th Liberation Anniversary on Saturday.

In a statement published by Kuwait Army’s public relations department, Sheikh Hamad thanked Austin for his kind feelings, underlining the strong ties and joint work between Kuwait and the USA.

Meanwhile, he noted America’s key role in liberating Kuwait and the sacrifices of the American army members during the Gulf Storm operation.

The minister also spoke of the great efforts of leaders who led the military operations, mainly former US President George Bush.

On his part, Austin invited his Kuwaiti counterpart to visit the US in the near future, as part of the deep relations between the two countries.

Source: Kuwait News Agency