MAKKAH, Kuwait Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sheikh Ali Khaled Al-Sabah underlined importance of three summits to be held in the Saudi holy city of Makkah Thursday and Friday due to critical challenges facing the region and the Middle East in general.
Sheikh Ali was speaking to KUNA on sidelines of two urgent summits by the leaders of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Arab League, due Thursday night, as well as a regular summit by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Friday.
He said the six-member GCC was a major pillar for stability of the Gulf and Arab regoins, while Saudi Arabia was a “strategic and religious depth” of th Gulf, Arab and Muslim people.
Sheikh Ali said the three summits in Makkah were crucially important, and the people of Arab and Islamic countries were pinning high hopes that these meetings would boost their unity and rid their nations from “evil and sedition.” He condemned anew attacks on commercial ships off the United Arab Emirates (UAE), two oil pipelines of Saudi Aramco as well as ballistic missiles assault by Houthis on Jeddah and Makkah.
Sheikh Ali commmended the role of His Highness the Amir and King Salman to restore security and stability of the Gulf region, as well as maintaining prosperity of its people.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is heading Kuwait’s delegation to the three summits.
Source: Kuwait News Agency