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Kuwaiti FM attends anti-IS coalition meeting

Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Thursday headed his country’s delegation to a meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter the so-called Islamic State (IS) at NATO headquarters.

Sheikh Sabah Khaled is attending the meeting at the invitation of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

The participants discussed the latest efforts to fight the so-called IS, and ways of supporting stability in Iraq and the entire region.

Addressing the meeting, the Kuwaiti minister hailed the international coalition members’ efforts and effective participation in a ministerial meeting held in Kuwait on February 13, 2018.

He pointed to world wars and armed conflicts that have affected societies and peoples, adding that it is the shared responsibility of all member states to address relevant reflections.

The Kuwaiti foreign minister’s accompanying delegation comprises a number of senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Source: Kuwait News Agency