Kuwait Confirms Continuity Of Mediation Between Washington And Tehran

Baghdad The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry said “Washington and Tehran have begun to move towards reducing the tension between them in the Gulf region, expressing willingness to make any efforts to calm.

Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al-Jarallah said in a press statement: “It seems that the negotiations between the two parties have started, there is movement and contacts,” citing the visit of Omani Foreign Minister Yousef bin Alawi to Tehran recently.

Al-Jarallah expressed Kuwait’s confidence that “wisdom and reason prevails and calm prevails in the region and that there is no clash in it.” He added that “this confidence stems from statements in which both sides expressed their unwillingness to fight.”

He continued: “We within this circle believe that there is a reason to hope and to be optimism that there is control in a way that does not constitute a threat to the security of the area.”

The Kuwaiti diplomat expressed his country’s readiness to exert its utmost efforts to calm and stability to avoid conflict, stressing that Kuwait looks forward that the three summits held in Saudi Arabia at the invitation of King Salman bin Abdul Aziz to address the situation.

Al-Jarallah warned that the situation in the region is sensitive and extremely dangerous, pointing to rapid developments threatening possible repercussions.

He expressed the hope that the current escalation would be similar to the North Korean crisis and would also end in negotiations between the two parties of the conflict.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency