(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Oct 14 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Saturday congratulated the Palestinian people for signing a unity agreement, which he described as an "important" step in the right direction.
His Highness the Amir said the agreement would end division among the Palestinians to be united against challenges facing the Palestinian cause, thus honoring aspirations and hopes of the Palestinian people to establish their independent state with Jerusalem as its capital.
His Highness the Amir made the remarks when he received a phone call from Ismail Haniyya, head of the politburo of the Palestinian Hamas movement.
Haniyya briefed His Highness the Amir about the agreement Hamas reached with Fatah in Cairo.
His Highness the Amir commended "crucial and constructive" role of Egypt, foremost President Abdefatah Al-Sisi, which helped Hamas and Fatah signed the agreement.
Haniyya thanked His Highness the Amir for his wishes and support of the Palestinian people and their cause. (end) bs