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Parliament to convene Sun. on nat'l unity

KUWAIT, Dec 7 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said on Thursday he has invited government and officials to attend a special session on Sunday to discuss how to promote national unity.
"There is a request from MPs to hold a special session on Sunday regarding internal and external events," Al-Ghanim said in a press release.
He said he has extended invitations to government and deputies according to Article 72 of the parliament's statutes.
The speaker hoped that there would be "political breakthroughs" in the near future, emphasizing that it was necessary to shore up the country's internal front and unify ranks in order to address external challenges. (end) fnm.abd.mt