KUWAIT CITY, April 10, (KUNA): The Cabinet has vehemently denounced the two explosions that hit churches in the Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria on Sunday, which left scores of people dead or wounded.
The Cabinet said in a statement following its customary weekly meeting that it offers sincere condolences to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi and Egyptian government and people over the victims of the bombings. Condemning the blasts as “terrorist acts”, the Cabinet supported all measures being taken by the Egyptian government to protect its security and stability.
Meanwhile, the cabinet condemned a recent chemical attack by the Syrian regime’s forces on the Syrian town of Khan Shaykun, terming it as a heinous criminal act, which violates all human values and international norms. It also reiterated calls on the international community to put in place resolutions aiming at protecting the Syrian people and putting an end to ongoing violence in Syria.
The Kuwaiti Cabinet further voiced sharp condemnation of recent attacks in the Russian city of St. Petersburg and Stockholm, which left scores of people dead or wounded. In this context, the Cabinet reiterated Kuwait’s principled and constant positon based on decrying all forms and manifestations of terrorism, while urging the international community to double efforts to fight this scourge. At the onset of the meeting, held under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah, the Cabinet welcomed the visit of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to Kuwait, wishing him and his accompanying delegation a pleasant stay in the country. Also during the meeting, First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah briefed the ministers on the outcomes of a recent international conference for supporting Syria held in Belgium.