Kuwait’s Parliament Urges Government to Reject US Mideast Plan

Kuwait’s Parliament Urges Government to Reject US Mideast Plan

Kuwait'sNational Assembly on Wednesdayslammed the US Middle East peace plan, calling on the government toremain steadfast in rejecting it.

The plan neglected the rights of Palestinians, Arabs andMuslims in the occupied territories, said Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim during aparliamentary session dedicated to discuss the so-called deal of the century.

State-run KUNA news agency said Al-Ghanim called for anofficial Arab, Islamic and international rejection of this "failedplan," and to show full support for the Palestinian people's steadfastnesson their lands.

He also called for "Arab and Islamic efforts to highlight thesystematic crimes committed by the occupation authorities against the Palestinianpeople."

Al-Ghanim commended Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-JaberAl-Sabah's overwhelming support for the Palestinian cause, as well as allgovernments and parliaments that opposed the US peace plan.

He urged the international community to serve justice for thelegitimate rights of the Palestinian people.

On Tuesday, Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad NasserAl-Mohammad Al-Sabah reiterated Kuwait's commitment to internationalresolutions that guarantee the rights of Palestinians.

He called on the international community to stick tointernational law and legitimacy so that Palestinians can regain their rightsof self-determination and a state with its capital in East Jerusalem.

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