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Parliament reviews regional developments
January 19, 2017, 8:32 am

The National Assembly's Foreign Affairs Committee discussed on Wednesday the regional political developments, and outcome of US presidential elections.

The discussion was also attended by National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the committee deputy chairman MP Ali Al-Deqbasi told reporters following the session.

Al-Deqbasi stated that the committee members are looking forward to a high-level cooperation with the government over foreign policy related issues. He affirmed Kuwaiti "people's" confidence in the wisdom of the state's political leadership and its decisions to retain security and stability. He also lauded the Foreign Ministry efforts.

 Al-Deqbasi, however, expressed strong protest against the continued Iranian interference in domestic affairs of regional countries. He called for dialogue to resolve pending regional issues and bolster security and stability of all countries in the region.

Al-Deqbasi unveiled that the committee members have discussed the foreign ministry's efforts to maintain Kuwait's interests abroad and impact of the recent US presidential elections on the region.

The lawmakers have also urged the government to redouble efforts to follow up the case of Mohammad Al-Baghli, a Kuwaiti national who disappeared in Romania since August 2015, he concluded.

Source: KUNA

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