His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, received yesterday, at Al-Sakhir Palace, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley and the accompanying delegation.

HM the King welcomed Gen. Milley, hailing decades-long solid and historic relations binding the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States of America on the basis of trust, respect, and joint coordination between the two friendly and allied countries. He hailed steadily-growing cooperation in all fields, particularly the military and defence sectors.

HM the King commended the pivotal US-led role and efforts to back regional security and stability and global peace, reiterating Bahrain’s support to all international efforts. Current developments unfolding in the region and issues of mutual concern were also discussed.

Gen. Milley hailed military cooperation between the two friendly and allied countries, lauding HM the King’s keenness on strengthening bilateral relations and bolstering deep-rooted historic cooperation with the USA.