KUWAITI CABINET DEPLORES ATTACKS IN BAHRAIN, TURKEY, IRAQ

| January 3, 2017

KUWAIT, The Kuwaiti Cabinet condemned a "terrorist" attack that targeted a prison in Bahrain on Sunday, and led to the killing of a policeman.

The cabinet said in a statement, issued following its customary weekly meeting today, that Kuwait stands side by side with Bahrain, in all measures it is taking to maintain its security and stability.

It also voiced emphatic condemnation of a "terrorist" attack that hit a nightclub in Istanbul early Sunday and left dozens of people dead or wounded.

The cabinet further denounced suicide explosions that took place in several cities in Iraq and claimed the lives of scores of people and injury of many others.

An explosion that took place in the Somali capital of Mogadishu today was also condemned during the weekly meeting.

In this regard, the cabinet reiterated Kuwait's rejection of terrorist acts that breach all divine religions and human values and norms, while supporting all measures being taken by the affected countries to fight terrorism and maintain their security and stability.

It also called on the international community to take all urgent and decisive measures, to wipe out the scourge of terrorism, in order to safeguard world security and stability.

Furthermore, the cabinet congratulated new UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, wishing him the best of luck in his new mission, in order to bolster the principles and goals of the UN Charter. It also appreciated outgoing UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon's efforts.

The Kuwaiti ministers further welcomed a recent UNSC resolution, aiming to put a ceasefire in Syria in place, to support peace there and to allow urgent humanitarian aid to affected people.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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