Boosting security cooperation with USA stressed

Manama, Interior Minister Lieutenant General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received today the US Ambassador to Bahrain Justin Siberell and outgoing US Naval Forces Central Command and Fifth Fleet Commander Vice Adm. John C. Aquilino who introduced to him his successor Vice Adm. Scott A. Stearney. The meeting was attended by Public Security Chief Major General Taraq bin Hassan Al Hassan.

The Interior Minister thanked Vice Adm. John C. Aquilino for his efforts to boost bilateral relations and cooperation, wishing Vice Adm. Vice Scott Stearney every success in his new duties.

Both sides discussed bilateral relations and security cooperation as well as issues of common interest.

Source: Bahrain News Agency