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Kuwait and Qatar condemned Sweden`s statement against Saudi Arabia

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(Kuwait-AlummahWorld, 28 Jumada I, 1436, 19 March 2015) The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry emphatically condemned recent statements by Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


According to Kuwaiti News Agency the remarks by the Foreign Minister of Sweden are considered a blatant interference in the internal and sovereign affairs of the Kingdom and encroachment upon its judicial system, something which contradicts rules of the international law regarding non-interference in countries' domestic affairs, as well as diplomatic norms that state that the sovereignty of countries must be respected,' an official source at the Kuwait Foreign Ministry said in a statement.


The source reiterated Kuwait's support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, emphasizing that 'interference in the internal affairs of any GCC member state is deemed interference in the affairs of all other member states'.

Meanwhile, the state of Qatar also condemned recent statements by Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wahlstrom against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


In a statement, Qatar's Foreign Ministry said the Swedish foreign minister's remarks a blatant violation of the diplomatic norms and the correct bases which should otherwise prevail the relations among countries, saying that the remarks completely contradict with the international law of not interfering in the internal and sovereign affairs of other countries.
The Qatari statement confirmed Qatar's support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in this regard.