Kuwait: The Prime Minister of Kuwait H H Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah confirmed today that his country will continue efforts to end the Gulf crisis and support the Gulf Cooperation Council.
The Kuwaiti News Agency quoted Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled as saying in a speech before the Kuwaiti National Assembly, “Kuwait is committed to a firm foreign policy, committed to its principles, the foundations of which were laid by the late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.”
He added, “We will continue the good endeavors to end the dispute that arose between the brothers in the Gulf, which weakened our unity and harmed our gains. We will continue to work to support the Cooperation Council for the Arab Gulf States and constructive interaction with its mechanisms as it is a framework that achieves our interests and meets the aspirations of our peoples.”
On the Arab level, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled affirmed Kuwait’s commitment to stand by the Palestinian people, support their options and support all efforts aimed at reaching a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue.
Earlier today, H H Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, called for national unity to face the challenges in a speech he delivered during the opening of the fifth regular session complementary to the fifteenth legislative term of the National Assembly.
“Our national unity has proven over the years that it is our strongest weapon in facing challenges, dangers and crises,” the Amir of Kuwait said.
He emphasized his country’s continuation of the approach of the late Amir His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and its commitment to democracy, the constitution and the rule of law.