French President Emmanuel Macron
French pres. affirms support to Kuwait Amir mediation to resolve Gulf crisis
PARIS-- French President Emmanuel Macron stressed on Friday backing to His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's mediation to resolve the Gulf crisis.
Macron's announcement came during a news conference with visiting Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim Al Thani that was held after a meeting between them.
During the meeting, the two leaders discussed bilateral relations and several issues of common concern.
Macron said that Qatar is a key partner to achieve peace in several areas in the Middle East region and Africa.
He added that Qatar also was a leading country in measures taken to counter terrorism and extremism. Macron commended the depth of ties with Qatar in all fields.
Meanwhile, Sheikh Tamim said Qatar is exerting big efforts to achieve peace in the region, affirming the depth of ties between Qatar and France.
He noted that he and Macron focused on several issues of common concern, including the Gulf crisis, and the Palestinian and Syrian dossiers.