Kuwait PM optimistic over end of Gulf crisis

– His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah expressed on Tuesday optimism over the end of the Gulf crisis and restoring relations back to normal among conflicting parties.

In his address to the opening session of the 16th legislative term of the National Assembly, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled affirmed that the government will continue its firm stance on a foreign policy based on respecting the sovereignty and independence of other countries, and not interfering with matters of internal affairs.

He added that Kuwaiti will always support causes for freedom, justice, peace, and human rights worldwide, basing that on deep-rooted Arab and Islamic values.

Concerning the GCC, His Highness the Prime Minister said that Kuwait believed in the importance of the Gulf nations’ security and indicated that it was a common responsibility shared by all member states.

He reaffirmed that Kuwait will use all its resources to reach a positive conclusion to the Gulf crisis to bring relations back to normal.

On December fourth, Kuwait Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah announced “fruitful” talks were held recently, in regards to achieving reconciliation and supporting Gulf and Arab solidarity and stability.

“Within the framework of reconciliation efforts, previously led by His Highness (the late Amir) Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and in continuation of the efforts currently being carried out by His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Amir of Kuwait, and US President Donald Trump to resolve the crisis, fruitful discussions took place recently, in which all parties affirmed their keenness on Gulf and Arab solidarity and stability and to reach a final agreement that would achieve the aspirations of lasting solidarity between their countries and achieve what is good for their people,” he said in public address on state TV.

Source: Kuwait News Agency