KUWAIT’S CABINET AFFAIRS MINISTER HOLDS TALKS WITH U.S. STATE SECRETARY

Kuwaiti Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, held talks with US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, late Tuesday evening, that tackled issues of mutual interest.

The talks touched upon the latest developments in the Arabian Gulf region.

Following the talks, the US top diplomat said, “We hope all the parties will continue to talk to one another in good faith.”

Earlier, the State Department Spokesperson, Heather Nauert, stated, the US is “pleased and happy” that Kuwait has taken on mediation efforts, in the current GCC crisis, to ultimately “come to some sort of an agreement.”

The comments from Nauert came, ahead of Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson’s meetings with his counterpart from Qatar earlier Tuesday.

Nauert told reporters that “Kuwait has really done a lot of hard work, in terms of trying to bring the nations together, so that they can come to some sort of agreement.

“We stand by, in order to help facilitate some of these conversations,” she added.

Ultimately, she noted, the GCC countries are “going to have to work out their disagreement

Source: NAM News Network