Senator William Fulbright, chairman of the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee, arrived in Kuwait on Friday (1 Dec.) for a three-day visit.
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Background: Senator William Fulbright, chairman of the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee, arrived in Kuwait on Friday (1 Dec.) for a three-day visit.
He said his visit was part of a tour of the Arabian Gulf to get to know the area. Senator fulbright forecast an improvement in Arab-U.S. relations, and added that the U.S. would like to help settle the Middle East crisis, but were too busy dealing with Vietnam.
SYNOPSIS: During his tour of the Arabian Gulf, Senator William Fulbright arrived in Kuwait on Friday. He spent three days in the state, and said he was touring the area to get to know the conditions.
Among those who greeted the Senator were Sheikh Salem Al-Subah Al-Salem, Kuwait's Ambassador in Washington, Khaled Mohd, Chief of Protocol in Kuwait's Foreign Affairs Ministry, and Abdul Aziz Al-Masa'ced, chairman of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Foreign Affairs Committee.
Senator Fulbright, who is chairman of the United States Senate's Foreign relations Committee, forecast an improvement in relations between the USA and Arab countries. He said America would like to find a political settlement to the Middle East crisis, but Vietnam came first.