Talks focus on region, international arena

By Kabeer Yousuf — MUSCAT: Feb 20 – A number of topics are under discussion between His Majesty Sultan Qaboos and the visiting Emir of Kuwait Shaikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah touching upon various regional and international arena, according to Fahad Hajar al Metairi, Kuwait Ambassador to the Sultanate. “The visit comes within the framework of the strong brotherly relations between Kuwait and the Sultanate, which is keen on strengthening and enhancing bilateral relations for the benefit and interest on the two brotherly peoples,” Al Metairi said in an official statement.
He further said the visit carries same meanings and connotations of deep affection and appreciation and respect for the two leaders and peoples of Kuwait and Oman. “There is no doubt the strong and distinguished relationship between the Emir and His Majesty the Sultan had a larger impact on the deepening and consolidation of relations between the two countries, and will certainly be a top priority of bilateral relations and development in various magazines.”
This visit comes today at a time when the region is passing through a difficult stage and requires further ongoing consultations between the two leaderships on many regional, Arab and international issues, and comes on top of these issues, the fight against terrorism and the situation in Yemen and Syria. “Therefore, increasing the importance of this meeting between the two leaders will help translate the links between the two brotherly countries of common interests and mutual benefit and push this relationship to new heights,” Fahad Hajar al Metairi added.
“The importance of this meeting between the two leaders is in the belief that solutions to disputes can be achieved through dialogue to resolve all the regional issues by peaceful means in accordance with international law and non-interference in the affairs of others,” the statement further said.