His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, yesterday held a remote meeting with HE General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., Commander of the United States Central Command.

HRH the Crown Prince reaffirmed that historical ties continue to go from strength to strength with HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s strong support for expanded relations between Bahrain and the United States, and concerted efforts aimed at upholding regional peace and security.

Later, HRH the Crown Prince and the Commander of the US Central Command exchanged views on regional and international developments.

Lt-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi, Bahrain Defence Force’s Chief-of-Staff, was also in attendance.