Amir re­ceives Ger­man For­eign Min­is­ter

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah re­ceived at Bayan Palace yes­ter­day Ger­man For­eign Min­is­ter Sig­mar Gabriel and the ac­com­pa­ny­ing del­e­ga­tion. Present dur­ing the meet­ing were His High­ness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf AlAh­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, First Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and Min­is­ter of For­eign Af­fairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah, Deputy Min­is­ter of the Amiri Di­wan Af­fairs Sheikh Ali Al-Jar­rah Al-Sabah, in ad­di­tion to Min­is­ter of State for Cabi­net Af­fairs and Act­ing Min­is­ter of In­for­ma­tion Sheikh Mo­ham­mad Al-Ab­dul­lah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah.

For­eign Min­is­ter Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled later held a sep­a­rate meet­ing with his Ger­man coun­ter­part, which was at­tended by Sheikh Mo­ham­mad Al-Ab­dul­lah as well. The meet­ing delved into their bi­lat­eral re­la­tions, strate­gic part­ner­ships and the ex­change of view­points re­gard­ing mat­ters of mu­tual im­por­tance in the re­gional and in­ter­na­tional spec­trums.

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled said he val­ues Ger­many’s sup­port of Kuwaiti me­di­a­tion ef­forts, led by His High­ness the Amir, aimed at Gulf unity and re­solv­ing the cri­sis en­velop­ing the re­gion. On the other hand, he hailed the pos­i­tive and cru­cial role as­sumed by Ger­many on sev­eral re­gional and in­ter­na­tional is­sues, and its com­mit­ment to the se­cu­rity and sta­bil­ity of the re­gion.

Mean­while, the Ger­man min­is­ter re­it­er­ated sup­port of Kuwait’s han­dling of the Gulf cri­sis, urg­ing re­straint and the need to re­sort to di­a­logue in or­der to reach a so­lu­tion that sat­is­fies all par­ties. The talks were also at­tended by Deputy For­eign Min­is­ter for First Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and For­eign Min­is­ter Of­fice Af­fairs Sheikh Ah­mad Nasser Al-Mo­ham­mad AlSabah, Deputy For­eign Min­is­ter for Cer­e­mo­nial Af­fairs Dhari Al-Ajran, As­sis­tant Deputy For­eign Min­is­ter for First Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and For­eign Min­is­ter Of­fice Af­fairs Saleh Al-Loghani and other min­istry of­fi­cials.

Ear­lier yes­ter­day, His High­ness the Amir re­ceived His High­ness the Crown Prince, His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter, and Na­tional Assem­bly Speaker Mar­zouq Al-Ghanem. Mean­while, His High­ness the Crown Prince re­ceived Ghanem, His High­ness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak, Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and Min­is­ter of De­fense Sheikh Mo­ham­mad AlKhaled Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah, as well as Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and Min­is­ter of In­te­rior Sheikh Khaled Al-Jar­rah Al-Sabah.

In other news, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled re­ceived yes­ter­day the UN Un­der-Sec­re­tary­Gen­eral for Po­lit­i­cal Af­fairs Am­bas­sador Jef­frey Felt­man. The en­counter was held in the pres­ence of Sheikh Mo­ham­mad Al-Ab­dul­lah. Dur­ing the meet­ing, Am­bas­sador Felt­man ex­pressed UN con­cern over the con­tin­u­ing cri­sis in the re­gion, and its hope that the is­sue may be re­solved soon. The meet­ing was at­tended by Sheikh Dr Ah­mad Nasser AlSabah and other min­istry of­fi­cials. — KUNA

KUWAIT: His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah meets with Ger­man For­eign Min­is­ter Sig­mar Gabriel. —Amiri Di­wan and KUNA photos

His High­ness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah meets with His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah.

For­eign Min­is­ter Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah meets with the UN Un­der-Sec­re­tary-Gen­eral for Po­lit­i­cal Af­fairs Am­bas­sador Jef­frey Felt­man.

His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah meets with Na­tional Assem­bly Speaker Mar­zouq Al-Ghanem.

Kuwait’s For­eign Min­is­ter Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah meets with Ger­man For­eign Min­is­ter Sig­mar Gabriel.

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