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US Signs Cooperation Deal With Kuwait on Customs-Related Matters

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan has signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement with Kuwait official Jamal Al Jalawi to establish a legal structure for information-sharing arrangements in support of customs laws. McAleenan represented the U.S. government in the agreement while Al Jalawi, director general of the Kuwait general administration of customs, …

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U.S., Saudi Arabia Agree to Establish Cooperation Against Terrorist Financing Networks

U.S. and Saudi Arabia have entered into an agreement to establish a multinational alliance that will identify and implement measures against terrorist financial networks. The Terrorist Financing Targeting Center will promote collaboration between U.S., Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries including Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in efforts to counter terrorist networks, …

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Carter Urges Gulf Partner Countries to Cooperate Against Islamic State Group

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has told defense ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council member countries to work together toward the defeat of the Islamic State militant group at a meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Defense News reported Thursday. Terri Moon Cronk writes Carter is on the last stop of his two-week trip across Asian countries and …

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State Dept. Approves Possible $2B USACE Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to provide Kuwait with infrastructure construction, equipment, training and logistics support after the State Department approved a potential $1.7 billion Foreign Military Sale contract. According to a Defense Security Cooperation Agency news release posted Monday, the contract covers procurement of equipment, construction of a new central utilities site and …

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