Bahrain welcomes UK rights report.

Bahraini Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif Al Zayani expressed his country’s thanks and appreciations to the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) for removing the Arabian Gulf Kingdom from its list of Human Rights Priority Countries. This came in a phone call on Saturday with UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs James Cleverly, the Bahraini News Agency (BNA) reported.

Al-Zayani noted that the removal of Bahrain from list of Human Rights Priority Countries reflects the kingdom’s important human rights achievements, led by King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, with the support of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister. He commanded the ongoing cooperation between the Bahraini-UK governments in the fields related to the developments of human rights in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

He stressed the ministry’s firm commitment to reinforcing joint political cooperation and coordination with the British Foreign Office and supporting common efforts to strengthen longstanding relations towards serving mutual interests. Cleverly hailed Bahrain’s human rights achievements which reflects the wise national efforts in Bahrain, wishing the Kingdom further progress and prosperity, the BNA reported.

Source- Arab Times.

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