Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Kuwait Grants Amnesty For Convicted Ethiopians

(June 21, (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA)))--Kuwait's ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahof, has granted an amnesty for Ethiopian nationals convicted of crimes in the Gulf nation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says.

The amnesty was granted following intervention by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, who requested Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to show clemency to imprisoned Ethiopian nationals.

Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, who is in Kuwait on a working visit, has expressed his gratitude to the Emir on behalf of himself, the people and government of Ethiopia, the foreign ministry said in a statement here.

 Dr. Workneh also held discussions with the Emir on bilateral issues and expressed Ethiopia's desire for the diplomatic resolution of the dispute between Qatar and its neighbouring Gulf States. Read more from Malaysian National News Agency »

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