Kuwait Slams Attack against Saudi Arabia, Intensifies Efforts to Defend Country

Tuesday, 17 September, 2019 - 18:30
Asharq Al-Awsat

Kuwait slammed on Tuesday the attack against Saudi Aramco oil facilities last week.

Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Acting Defense Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al Hamad Al-Sabah received on Tuesday a number of ranking officers of the Kuwaiti Armed Forces headed by Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Mohammed Al-Khodr and Deputy Chief of staff of the Army General Sheikh Abdullah Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled expressed confidence of the supreme political leadership in the armed forces, praising their efforts in safeguarding the country’s security, namely all vital installations.

He stressed the need for caution and readiness to confront any developments that lead to destabilization of security and stability in the country and the region, calling on the commanders of the armed forces to intensify efforts to defend the country from any potential dangers.

For his part, Lt. Gen. Mohammad Al-Khodr gave a briefing on the latest developments and their repercussions on Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.

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