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Kuwait concludes "Gulf Shooting 2021" exercise with Saudi Arabia, U.S.

Kuwait City, Nov. 18 (UNI/Xinhua) Kuwait concluded on Thursday the "Gulf Shooting 2021" exercise with the participation of Saudi and U.S. forces, said Sheikh Thamer Al-Ali Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti Interior Minister and Acting Defense Minister.
The joint drill constitutes deterrence against any party with ill intentions against Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, in addition to reflecting interaction and cooperation among Kuwaiti, Saudi and U.S. military forces, the minister said in a statement.
Mohammad Al-Dhafiri, Commander of the Kuwait Army Ground Force, said that the exercise included seminars, and practical and field exercises to achieve the desired goals and implement joint ground operations to achieve consistency in the participating units at the operational and tactical levels.
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