Arab League Supports Kuwaiti Mediation to Resolve Gulf Rift

تم نشره في Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM

CAIRO — The Arab League on Tuesday expressed support of Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad efforts to solve the Qatari crisis.

In a phone call between Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Abu Gheit and First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Ahmad al-Sabah said that the league fully supports Kuwait's efforts to end the dispute between the Gulf states and Doha.

Talks between the two officials also tackled the latest developments and steps taken by Kuwait to end the crisis. Abu Gheit said he appreciated Kuwait's mediation, adding that: "What Emir of Kuwait is doing represents all Arabs not only the Gulf states".

The Secretary General hoped that all parties reach a common ground to solve their differences and establish sound relations based on non-interference in internal affairs of any party.

He also stressed the need to activate principals of good neighbourhood, respect political choices of all countries, as well as the importance of abiding by the Arab League Charter and resolutions on fighting terrorism and extremism by all countries.