For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly met with Bahraini Interior Minister Lt. General Sheikh Rashed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa to discuss the Department’s cooperation with the Bahraini Ministry of Interior on regional security issues and efforts to strengthen the U.S.-Bahrain relationship.
Secretary Kelly and His Excellency Sheikh Rashed discussed the importance of continuing security cooperation, particularly as it relates to challenges Bahrain faces from regional threats. Secretary Kelly and Sheikh Rashed spoke about the need to increase information sharing between the Department and Ministry of Interior, and Secretary Kelly offered his support to work with Bahrain in the fight against terrorism.
The Department of Homeland Security is committed to continuing to work with the Bahraini Ministry of Interior in the furtherance of our shared international security interests.
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