KUWAIT: The United States Ambassador to Kuwait Lawrence Silverman released the following statement yesterday, in which he commented on Kuwait’s parliamentary elections:
‘I congratulate Kuwait and its people on the successful holding of yesterday’s national parliamentary elections. Kuwait has long been a regional leader with respect to constitutional governance and political participation, as reflected by Saturday’s free and competitive elections.
The United States and Kuwait enjoy a strong and close friendship that provides benefits for both our nations and peoples. I look forward to deepening our relationship with the Kuwaiti people and to continue working closely with the Government of Kuwait in all areas, reflected in our recently-held Strategic Dialogue.’