Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby provided the following readout:
The secretary expressed appreciation for the strategic partnership between the United States and Kuwait and thanked the Amir for his nation’s support in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), specifically Kuwait’s willingness to host U.S. and coalition forces in support of military operations.
They also discussed the accomplishments of Kuwait’s chairmanship of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as well as the common desire to support the Iraqi government in its effort to achieve greater stability.
Release No: NR-610-14
December 08, 2014