Kuwait: Talks to solve Gulf crisis are fruitful, on-going

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Sabah said today that "fruitful" discussions have taken place during the past period to resolve the Gulf crisis that has continued since 2017 between Qatar on the one hand and the quartet: Saudi Arabia, the Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt on the other hand.

In a speech broadcast on Kuwait TV, the Kuwaiti FM said that these talks "affirmed their keenness on Gulf and Arab solidarity and stability and for reaching a final agreement that would achieve what they aspire for in terms of lasting solidarity between their states and achieve what is good for their people."

The Kuwaiti minister thanked Jared Kushner, advisor to the US President, for "the fruitful results in the way of resolving the dispute."

For his part, Qatari Foreign Minister Muhammad Abdul Rahman Al Thani tweeted, "the statement of the State of Kuwait is an important step towards resolving the Gulf crisis. We thank the brotherly Kuwaiti mediation since the beginning of the crisis, and we also appreciate the American efforts made in this regard." "We affirm that our priority has been and will remain the interest and security of the peoples of the Gulf and the region," he added.




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