Kuwait City, 11 August 2022 (TDI): Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait met the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations of the United States of America, Michele Sison.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed regional and International development. Furthermore, the two sides also discussed opportunities to work closely on upholding UN Charter, advancing global health, and combatting food insecurity.

In addition, the US Assistant Secretary for International Organizations also met Abdulaziz Saud al-Jarallah, Kuwait’s Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organizations.

Meanwhile, the two sides discussed matters of mutual concern including food security, achieving the SGDs and 2030 Agenda, UN reform, and tackling the climate Crisis.

Meeting with DG Kuwait Fund

Michele Sison also met with Deputy Director General Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development Walid Shamlan Al-Bahar.

Furthermore, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations, Jane Rhee, and the Chargé d’Affairs of the US Embassy in the State of Kuwait, James Holtsnider were present at the meeting.

Also, Michele Sison said that the United States is ready to cooperate with Kuwait to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs).

Bilateral Relations

Kuwait is designated as a non-nato ally of the United States. The US opened its Consulate in Kuwait in 1951, which was elevated to the embassy in 1961, after 10 years.

The United States also spearheaded the UN military force to liberate Kuwait from Iraqi occupation during the Gulf war.