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Kuwait, Palestine sign agreement, MoU on political cooperation

RAMALLAH, Sept 14 (KUNA) -- 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. (pickup previous) nq.am.ibi