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GCC security chiefs urged to eliminate terror crimes

KUWAIT: Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah urged heads of political security departments in the GCC countries to be more vigilant and exchange information to eliminate terror crimes. Sheikh Mohammad and the political security chiefs exchanged views over latest security developments following the deadly attacks on mosques in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, the interior ministry said in a statement Saturday.

Two attacks on two mosques took place in Saudi Arabia cities of Qateef and Dammam killing and wounding several people. A deadly attack on Imam Al- Sadiq Mosque in downtown Kuwait during Ramadan this year claimed lives of 26 martyrs and injured 227 others.

Sheikh Mohammad said more vigilance was needed in addition to rapid share of information in order to eliminate these terror crimes in a drive to safeguard security and safety of citizens. The meeting was attended by Interior Undersecretary General Sulaiman Al-Fahad and his Assistant for State Security Major- General Esam Al-Nahham.

Sheikh Mohammad, meanwhile, said ministryís personnel highly appreciated His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahís speech, which he delivered two days ago, in which he praised the security forces for their rapid apprehension of perpetrators of Imam Al-Sadiq mosque. — KUNA

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This article was published on 12/07/2015