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Kuwait reiterates support for Iraq's security, stability
June 17, 2014, 8:29 am
His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah

The cabinet has reaffirmed Kuwait's support for Iraq's security, stability and territorial integrity, while voicing confidence in the Iraqi people's ability to overcome this distress soon.

The position was made during a weekly cabinet meeting held at Seif Palace on Monday under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

During the meeting, First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah briefed the ministers on the findings of a recent Arab ministerial meeting on Iraq, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Justice Minister Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah said in news remarks following the meeting.

Sheikh Sabah Khaled quoted the final communiquØ£© of the meeting as stressing Iraq's sovereignty, security, stability and national unity and rejecting interference in its internal affairs, and condemning all terrorist acts in Iraq.

In their concluding statement, the Arab foreign ministers also urged all political parties and forces to get engaged in serious and comprehensive dialogue in order to face perilous threats to their country, he said.

The cabinet was also apprised of the outcomes of a recent meeting of Arab and EU foreign ministers in Athens. The cabinet ministers then reviewed a recent letter sent to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah from outgoing Lebanese President Michel Sleiman, thanking Kuwait for supporting his country's security and stability.

They then listened to a briefing by Sheikh Sabah Khaled on the outcomes of his recent visit to Greece and Hungary to mark the 50th anniversary of forging diplomatic relations with both friendly countries.

Meanwhile, the cabinet approved several draft laws on agreements and memos of understanding between Kuwait and other countries. The cabinet also asked the minister of state for cabinet affairs to supervise the Communication and Information Technology Authority in line with Law No. 37/2014.

The ministers finally discussed several reports on the current political developments on both Arab and international arenas.

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