The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its condemnation, in the strongest terms, of targeting Aden International airport in the Republic of Yemen during the arrival of the plane of the president and members of the new Yemeni government, which resulted in the killing and wounding of dozens of innocent people. The Ministry stated that this cowardly terrorist act aims to thwart the positive steps achieved through the implementation of the Riyadh Agreement and the formation of the new Yemeni government, expressing its conviction that such actions will not discourage the new Yemeni government from carrying out its duties in a way that achieves the hopes and aspirations of the brotherly Yemeni people for security and stability. The Ministry affirmed the solidarity of the State of Kuwait with the brothers in Yemen, expressing its sincere condolences to the families of the victims and its wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed the decision of the United States of America to remove the name of the Republic of Sudan from the American list of states sponsoring terrorism. The Ministry expressed its sincere congratulations to the Republic of Sudan, government and people, hoping that it would contribute to supporting Sudan's security and stability and achieving the aspirations of its people. The Ministry affirmed the State of Kuwait's continued support for the Sudan in its endeavor to achieve more security, safety, progress and prosperity.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed the implementation of the legitimate Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council of the Riyadh Agreement, the completion of military arrangements within its framework and the announcement of the formation of the new Yemeni government of competencies, expressing its hope that this step will pave the way to reach the desired political solution and end the crisis in this brotherly country. The Ministry highly appreciated the great and continuous efforts made by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in order to reach this agreement, reflecting its concern for the security and stability of Yemen and the region, praising the keenness shown by the Yemeni parties to uphold the supreme interest of their homeland in a manner that guarantees the return of security, safety, stability and prosperity to the country.
The Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that it welcomed the decision of the United States of America to recognize the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Morocco over all Moroccan territories The ministry confirmed that this step comes to contribute to reaching a just and lasting solution to the dispute over the Moroccan Sahara. The Ministry notes that welcoming this step comes in line with the position of the State of Kuwait in support of Morocco's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of the targeting of an oil tanker in the port of Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by means of an explosive boat, which resulted in material damage to the tanker. The Ministry stated that the continuation of these terrorist acts and their dangerous repercussions targeting the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the stability of the region, the freedom of navigation and the global energy supplies, represent a flagrant violation of international laws and charters, which requires serious action by the international community, especially the Security Council, to put an end to these acts. The Ministry stressed that the State of Kuwait stands by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and supports it in all the measures it takes to preserve its security and stability.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its condemnation of the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in Tehran. As the ministry affirmed in its statement its firm position in rejecting all acts of violence, regardless of their motives, and also its rejection of anything that would increase tension and undermine stability in the region. The ministry concluded its statement by expressing its condolences to the Islamic Republic of Iran.