Kuwait, US, UK call for rapid solution of Gulf crisis

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) , Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Kuwait, the US, and Britain Monday called for a rapid end to the Gulf crisis through dialogue, as they expressed their concern over the prolonging of the dispute.

Kuwait's Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Britain's National Security Advisor Mark Sedwill expressed deep concern "over the continuation of the current crisis in the region." The three officials, meeting at Bayan Palace, urged all parties to "contain this crisis rapidly, and to find a solution through dialogue as soon as possible." Tillerson and Sedwill reaffirmed support for mediation carried out by Kuwait and efforts of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to solve the crisis.

The meeting was attended by Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah, Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah, Assistant Foreign Minister for Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled's office Ambassador Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Sabah, Assistant foreign minister for protocols Dhari Al-Ajran and Assistant Foreign Minister for Al-Jarallah's office Ayham Al-Omar.