Chief of General Staff of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Lieutenant-General Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili received at the headquarters of the General Command of the Armed Forces, Chief of the General Staff of the Kuwaiti Army, Lieutenant-General Khaled bin Saleh Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation.
Both sides underscored the close relations between the two countries and reviewed the prospects for military cooperation and ways to support and enhance it, in addition to discussing issues of common interest that support the security and stability of the region, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces Major General Pilot Hamid bin Rafea Al-Omari and high-ranking officers of both sides attended the meeting.
The Acting Secretary-General of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) Major General Pilot Mohammad bin Saeed Al-Moghidi was also present.
During the meeting, they also discussed ways of joint cooperation between the IMCTC and Kuwait on issues of common interest.
During the visit, Al-Sabah listened to a detailed explanation of the coalition’s efforts to combat terrorism in the four fields; intellectual, media, combating terrorist financing and the military, and the role it plays in coordinating and intensifying the efforts of the member states of the coalition.
Al-Sabah praised the role played by the IMCTC in various fields of combating terrorism, pointing out that terrorism is a scourge that all countries and organizations must unite to eradicate by all means and methods.
For his part, the IMCTC Secretary-General stressed the great and pioneering role of Kuwait in combating terrorism and extremism in all its forms and fields, its membership in many regional and international organizations concerned with combating terrorism and extremism, and its principle that rejects violence and extremism.
Meanwhile, the Commander of the Joint Forces, Lieutenant-General Mutlaq bin Salem Al-Azaima, received in Riyadh, the visiting Chief of the General Staff of the Kuwaiti Army, Lieutenant-General Khaled bin Saleh Al-Sabah.
During the meeting, they reviewed the general situation and the progress of the ongoing military operations in Yemen.
In another development, the Saudi Chief of General Staff met at the headquarters of the General Command of the Armed Forces with Inspector General of Senegalese Armed Forces Major General Elhadji Daouda Niang.
The two sides discussed security and military cooperation relations and means to develop them, in addition to several issues of joint interest.
Director of the joint chiefs Major General Hamed bin Rafi Al-Omari and high-ranking officers of both sides attended the meeting.