His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has sent a cable of condolences to Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi over the deadly terrorist attack on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis on Wednesday.
"The State of Kuwait strongly condemns this criminal act that targeted innocent people and aimed to destabilize the sisterly Tunisia in contradiction to all moral values and humanitarian norms," according to a readout of His Highness the Amir's message.
His Highness the Amir expressed solidarity with the Tunisian people, government and families of the victims, wishing quick recovery for the wounded.
He reaffirmed Kuwait's firm stand against terrorism and its support to the international efforts to dry out the sources of violence.
Meanwhile, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf sent a similar cable to President Essebsi to express condolences and profound grief over the criminal attack.
His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah also sent a cable of condolences to the Tunisian leader, voicing sympathy with the families of the victims.
Earlier tonight, an official of the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry denounced in a statement the attack which reportedly claimed over two dozens of the lives and injured nearly 50 people.
The attack reaffirmed the need to double the international efforts to eradicate the serious threat of terrorism and protect the international peace and security, according to the statement.
The State of Kuwait stands by sisterly Tunisia in its efforts to maintain stability and security, the statement added.