Bahrain will back efforts to maintain stability: Prince Salman tells Austin
TDT | Manama
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His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Prime Minister confirmed Bahrain’s continued support to the US in its efforts to further and maintain regional and international stability.
HRH Prince Salman made the assurances as he met the US Secretary of Defence, Lloyd J. Austin III, and the accompanying delegation at the 2021 Manama Dialogue.
His Royal Highness outlined the strength of longstanding Bahrain-US relations as he welcomed Defence Secretary Austin and the accompanying delegation to Bahrain.
HRH further noted the importance of bolstering relations, particularly in areas such as defence and security.
Prince Salman also highlighted that the international security community is witnessing growing importance in confronting global challenges cooperatively.
The Crown Prince and Prime Minister further commended the role of the United States in consolidating the pillars of security, stability and peace in the region.
Their discussions also focused on the topics on the Manama Dialogue agenda and its importance in enhancing regional and international security.
The Minister of Finance and National Economy, Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the Minister of Defence Affairs, Lieutenant General Abdullah bin Hassan Al Nuaimi, and the Bahrain Defence Force Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi, attended the meeting.