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Oman is key partner for region’s security: US official

21 Feb 2021 By ONA

Gen Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of the United States Central Command, lauded efforts of the sultanate’s government under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik to upgrade the military sector.

In an interview with Oman News Agency (ONA), the US military official affirmed that the sultanate is a strategically important partner for his country to maintain regional security.

He explained that the Oman-US relationship is one of the oldest as it goes back hundreds of years, and reaffirmed his country’s keenness to promote it in various areas.

He added that during his visit, he toured Khasab Air Base and Musandam Naval Base, in addition to meeting a number of defence officials in the sultanate to discuss military topics of common concern.


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