Government

Lead MEP hopes GCC summit will open new chapter in intra-Gulf relations

The Chair of the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula, Hannah Neumann, Tuesday appreciated Kuwait’s constructive role in easing tensions in the region and hoped that the Gulf Cooperation Council summit will open a new chapter in their relationship.

“Saudi Arabia’s decision to reopen its air space and land border to Qatar is a welcome development. It will certainly help easing tensions in the region, tensions which had detrimental impact on so many lives,” she said in a statement to the Kuwait news agency, KUNA, in Brussels today.

“I very much appreciate Kuwait’s constructive role as a mediator between the two countries,” said the German MEP who is also the Vice chair of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights.

“Today’s meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council will be an opportunity to open a new chapter in the history of Qatar’s relations with other GCC countries, including Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates – both also involved in the blockade,” she added.

Source: Kuwait News Agency