(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Aug 7 (KUNA) -- Algeria has reaffirmed support to the ongoing mediation efforts led by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to end the Gulf crisis.
During a meeting with His Highness the Amir on Monday, the visiting Algerian Foreign Minister Abdulqader Musahel said he delivered a "strong message" on Algeria's support to Kuwait's efforts to "reunite the brothers in the GCC." It is a message of backing to His Highness the Amir's initiative, Musahel said, noting that the Algerians are optimistic about Sheikh Sabah's success in the mission thanks to his experience and sagacity, as "a man of peace." "We (Arabs) are now in more dire need than ever to reunite and cooperate," amid the crises in Syria, Libya, Iraq and Yemen, "to speak in one voice and defend our interests, as we own the will and the capabilities to solve our problems on our own, no need for foreign interference," he said in a press statement.
He stressed that Algeria and Kuwait share a policy of refraining from interfering in others' affairs, as "we accept no interference in ours." Meanwhile, Musahel said he had handed His Highness the Amir a letter from President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, on bilateral ties the latest regional and international developments.
The Algerian chief diplomat noted that he benefited a lot from His Highness the Amir's analysis, either on the distinguished bilateral ties or the developments on the Arab scene.
He said that he also reiterated Algeria's readiness to "deepen and broaden bilateral cooperation" and to carry on with consultations on issues of common concern, both on the events in the Arab region or on the threats to the two countries' peace and security, with violent extremism and terrorism on top. (Pick up previous) msa