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Kuwait condemns Saint Petersburg bomb attack

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday sent a cable of condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the victims of the terrorist explosion in a metro station in the Russian city of St Petersburg.

His Highness the Amir expressed strongest condemnation of the State of Kuwait as well as full solidarity with the Russian people against this terrorist act, which killed 10 people and injured scores others. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah sent similar cables.

An official source at the Foreign Ministry has expressed Kuwait’s condemnation of the terrorist bombing attacks that targeted St Petersburg underground stations in the Russian Federation, leaving dozens of people dead and injured. The source voiced Kuwait’s solidarity with Russia and its support to all measures it may take to retain its security and stability.

The official reiterated Kuwait’s firm opposition to terrorism in all its forms and manifestations regardless of its source and called on the international community to redouble efforts to eradicate the scourge of terrorism and rid the world of its evils. The source also extended condolences to the Russian government and people, especially families of the victims, and wished the wounded people speedy recovery. —KUNA

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