Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 7 July 2020

British and Kuwaiti Foreign Ministers agree de-escalation needed in Middle East

The two discussed working together on defence, security and trade

Dominic Raab and Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al Sabah discussed regional tensions. Getty
Dominic Raab and Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al Sabah discussed regional tensions. Getty

The British and Kuwaiti Foreign Ministers have underlined the need for tensions in the Middle East to be reduced, as they spoke over the phone on Wednesday.

Dominic Raab and Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al Sabah talked about the situation in the region and the need to exercise restraint restraint in order to boost regional security and stability.

"The two senior officials also discussed the developments in the region and called for dealing with them "in a spirit of wisdom and restraint", a statement by the Kuwaiti News Agency read.

"We discussed our shared priority of de-escalating regional tensions and how (Britain and Kuwait) can work even closer together on defence, security and trade".

Updated: January 15, 2020 09:25 PM

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