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Kuwait, Hungary sign three co-op MoUs
June 14, 2014, 8:09 am
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Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah

 Kuwait and Hungary signed Friday three memos of understanding for cooperation in fields of health, water, and agriculture. The memos were signed in a ceremony held here with the presence visiting Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and his Hungarian counterpart Dr. Tibor Navracsics.

"There are more opportunities to sign joint agreements that include various cooperation areas, particularly economic and investment between the two countries in order to benefit from exchange of their expertise in these two fields," Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled said.

Kuwait's FM described Kuwaiti-Hungarian as relation as strong and based on solid and historical friendship. He also indicated that he has conducted today fruitful meetings with Hungarian officials, notably official discussions with Dr. Navracsics that addressed different aspects of bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to strengthen them, in addition to a number of subjects of joint interest, particularly the situation in the Middle East and the world.

He recalled Hungary's principle and honorable stance during the time of the Iraqi invasion to Kuwait in 1990, as well as its effective role in liberating Kuwait and putting-out the flaming fires from Kuwaiti oil wells, burned by Iraqi troops.

Moreover, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled congratulated his Hungarian counterpart on taking his post as Minister of Foreign Affairs, expressing his honor to be the first Kuwaiti foreign minister to meet and congratulate a newly appointed foreign minister.

He also conveyed best wishes of Kuwaiti government and people of further development, prosperity, and cooperation between the two nations to the Hungarian government and people.

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