Office of the Spokesperson
August 15, 2018
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:
On Tuesday, Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid. The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Kuwait’s strong partnership and longtime friendship with the United States. The Secretary also expressed appreciation for Kuwait’s assistance with Iraq’s immediate energy needs and long-term reconstruction. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual concern, such as regional security.