MANAMA, 14th January, 2016 (WAM) — Bahraini Defence Force Commander-in-Chief, Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, said on Thursday that the unity and solidarity of the GCC States toward external threats contributed to the consolidation of security and stability in the Gulf region.

According to the Kuwaiti News Agency, KUNA, Sheikh Khalifa spoke during a meeting with the Dean of Diplomatic Corps in Bahrain and the Kuwaiti Ambassador, Sheikh Azzam Mubarak Al Sabah, and praised the close brotherly relations between Kuwait and Bahrain under the wise leaderships of the two countries.

Sheikh Azzam Al-Sabah stressed the importance of the GCC countries’ unity in face of the developments in the region. He also praised the deeply-rooted Kuwaiti-Bahraini relations.