Jordan, Kuwait Discuss Military Cooperation
Jordanian army chief of staff, General Mohammad Yussef Malkawi, arrived in Kuwait on Sunday to discuss ways of strengthening military cooperation between the two countries, said reports.
During his trip, which will last several days, the general will meet the emir, Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmed al-Sabah, the prime minister and crown prince, Sheikh Saad al-Abdallah al-Sabah, Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah and Defence Minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah, reported the official KUNA news agency.
General Malkawi will also talk with his Kuwaiti counterpart, General Ali al-Mumin, about "ways of strengthening bilateral military cooperation and will visit some Kuwaiti military bases and units," the agency added.
Kuwait and Amman normalized relations in March 1999, with the reopening of the Jordanian embassy in Kuwait.
The Gulf state had accused Jordan of supporting the invasion of the emirate by Iraqi troops in 1990.
Last September, King Abdullah II of Jordan visited Kuwait in the first such visit by a Jordanian monarch since 1990 - Albawaba.com
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