Kuwait confident Gulf crisis will be solved before December’s GCC leaders summit


    The illegal blockade of Qatar, which began on June 5, is now in its fourth month. Although a number of individuals and countries have been trying hard to melt the ice between Qatar and its four neighbours, nothing much has come of it.

    Kuwait, one of the nations that has done the most to resolve the crisis since its early days, said it was confident the about solving the crisis before the GCC leaders’ summit in December, reported Gulf Times.

    Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al Jarallah voiced his optimism regarding the efforts of the Kuwaiti Emir to solve the Gulf crisis.

    Speaking to the official Kuwaiti News Agency, Al Jarallah said Kuwait, the host, has not yet sent invitations to GCC leaders for the summit, adding that it is customary to send invitations but it is “too early to discuss these invitations and send them.”

    Meanwhile, British Ambassador to Kuwait Michael Davenport reaffirmed his country’s support for Kuwait’s mediation efforts to end the Gulf crisis, reported Qatar Tribune.

    The ambassador’s remarks came at a meeting with the Kuwaiti media on the occasion of assuming his duties, at the British embassy in Kuwait.

    Meanwhile in Cairo, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit also expressed the organisation’s support to the Kuwaiti mediation.

    “At the level of the general secretariat of the Arab League we expressed support for the Kuwaiti mediation efforts,” he said, according to the Kuwait News Agency.


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