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His Highness Amir of Kuwait "extremely concerned" about Gulf crisis

His Highness Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday expressed "bitterness" and is "extremely concerned" over "unprecedented developments" on the Gulf crisis.
His Highness the Amir appreciates the positive reactions and messages of support of Kuwait's mediation efforts regarding the stalemate, displayed by Kuwaiti nationals, Gulf states and the international community, read an Amiri Diwan statement.
These expressions of support have "relieved" him from the resulting pain and "increased our determination" to resolve the matter, said His Highness the Amir, who is leading mediation efforts on the crisis involving several Arab countries.
His Highness the Amir warned that the Gulf Cooperation Council bloc's accomplishments, based on the aspirations of its people, "cannot be compromised, and should be maintained and adhered to.
"We will not surrender our historic responsibilities (towards the bloc) and we will be loyal to it until we overcome these developments," he underlined, stressing that the related parties themselves can only resolve this crisis. (end) sd