France yesterday praised Kuwait for a sting operation carried out Thursday against a terrorist cell belonging to the Islamic State (IS), according to official reactions. Kuwaiti security forces busted and dismantled the IS cell, arresting a number of individuals of different Western and Arab nationalities.
“We praise the results which have just been obtained in matters of the fight against terrorism” in Kuwait, French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said in answer to KUNA questions on the Kuwaiti operation. He said that France and Kuwait collaborate very closely in this area as in many others.
“We have very high quality cooperation with Kuwait in all domains,” the French spokesman remarked. France has been calling for international mobilization against IS after its terror attacks here November 13 which killed 129 people and wounded over 350. A French-sponsored UN Security Council resolution is due to be imminently submitted for a vote, calling for all countries to join the fight against the terrorist group.