Eagle Resolve successful, effective: Chief of Staff

Kuwait Army Chief of Staff Lt Gen Mohammad Al-Khedhr meets Deputy Commander of US Central Command Vice Admiral Mark Fox

Kuwait Army Chief of Staff Lt Gen Mohammad Al-Khedhr meets Deputy Commander of US Central Command Vice Admiral Mark Fox

KUWAIT: Kuwait Army Chief of Staff Lt Gen Mohammad Al- Khedhr applauded the military exercise known as Eagle Resolve which is held annually by the Kuwaiti army along with guests from the armed forces of 29 countries. This came during a meeting for officers and commanders yesterday. Director of the exercise Maj Gen Ahmad Al-Omairi also extolled the exercise and all those participating in it, stressing that all aims of the exercise had been met this year. Rick Mattson, US Central Command (CENTCOM) director of exercises and training, said meanwhile that up to 4000 participants took part in Eagle Resolve 2015.

Brigadier Mohammad Al-Kanderi, General Coordinator of the exercise, noted that the exercise was extensive in its scope and was further indication of its annual success. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary General Abdullatif Al-Zayani and top military officials from GCC countries as well as other countries attended the meeting. Meanwhile, Lt Gen Khedhr held talks with Deputy Commander of US Central Command Vice Admiral Mark Fox, which focused on military topics of mutual interest. During the meeting, Lt Gen Khedhr lauded the cooperation between the two countries, Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense’s Directorate of Moral Guidance and Public Relations said in a statement. The two sides also focused on the ways of promoting and developing the military cooperation. —KUNA

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