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Kuwait, Palestine sign agreement, MoU on political cooperation
September 15, 2014, 8:31 am
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First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah held talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

 Kuwait and Palestine inked Sunday an agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on political cooperation between the two Arab countries.

The agreement and MoU were signed by Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki with the presence of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

"The agreements would help expand cooperation and consultations between the countries," Kuwait Foreign Minister said in joint press conference with Al-Malki after the signing ceremony.

The agreement stipulates for the creation of a joint committee for political cooperation between the two governments and the MoU stipulates for the political consultation between Kuwaiti and Palestinian foreign ministries.

For his part, Al-Malki welcomed the signing of the agreement and MoU. "We are looking forward towards starting consultations to serve the interests of the two states and peoples," he said.

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