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FM condoles with Egypt over deadly church attacks

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah phoned Monday Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry to extend condolences over victims of Sunday’s deadly terror attacks on two churches. During the phone conversation, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled expressed deep sympathy with the victims of the bombing attacks on St George Church in Tanta and Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria which killed at least 44 people and injured over 100 others. He also reiterated Kuwait’s strong condemnation of such heinous criminal acts. Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled affirmed Kuwait’s solidarity with Egyptian government in whatever measures it takes to counter terror acts that seek to destabilize the country.

Separately, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled received on Monday a phone call from Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. During their conversation, they discussed bilateral relations and issues of common interest. They have also touched upon the latest regional and international developments of mutual concern. – KUNA

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