11 Oct 2017 - 17:30
Kuwait hopeful about gulf crisis settlement before GCC summit
Kuwait: Kuwait's Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al Jarallah has voiced his optimism regarding the efforts of the Emir of Kuwait H H Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to solve the Gulf crisis.
He expressed his country's hope that the dispute would be settled before Kuwait hosts the GCC leaders' summit in December.
Speaking to the official Kuwaiti news agency KUNA, Al-Jarallah said Kuwait has not yet sent invitations to GCC leaders for the summit, adding that it is customary to send invitations but it is "too early to discuss these invitations and send them."
KUNA said that local and Arab media had reported that Kuwait was about to send invitations for the summit.