Contents tagged with Bahrain

  • Ukraine's President Zelensky initiates first-ever dialogue with Bahrain's King Hamad, invites him to Davos event

    Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky held the first historic phone conversation with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, reported the Ukrainian presidential press service.

    "I hope that the establishment of contacts at the highest level will open a new chapter in Ukrainian-Bahraini relations," said Zelensky.

    The leaders discussed bilateral cooperation, global food security, and the support for Ukraine's Peace Formula.

    Furthermore, Zelensky briefed the King of Bahrain on Ukraine's …

  • United States plans to sell combat helicopters and missiles to Bahrain

    US Department of Defense intends to sell combat helicopters and aircraft missiles to Bahrain for an estimated cost of $911.4 million. The Pentagon has delivered the required certification notice to the Congress. The statement emphasizes that the State Department doesn’t object to the supply of such arms.

    Bahrain has requested attack helicopters AH-1Z, replacement engines, AGM-114 and APKWS II missiles, as well as radars, communications systems and other equipment. The US Defense Ministry …