Kuwait, Hungary discuss Schengen, clean energy

BUDAPEST: Kuwait’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Salem Al-Jaber Al-Sabah held official talks on Monday with Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto within the Kuwaiti delegation’s official visit to Budapest. Exempting Kuwaitis from Schengen visa requirements and rallying European support for such move was of the main topics discussed in the meeting, according to a foreign ministry statement.

The Hungarian top diplomat, noted the statement, underlined his country’s “full” support for the Kuwaiti request, pointing to his country’s efforts in this regard, within its partnership with the European Union. Both sides saw eye-to-eye and exchanged views on a host of vital issues, including a neutral and peaceful approach to solving conflicts that would respect and reserve countries’ sovereignties; a matter that would reflect on international peace and security.

BUDAPEST: Kuwait’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Salem Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (left) signs a memorandum of understanding on tourism with Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto. — KUNA photos

Other files discussed included Iraq, Iran, Syria, the Palestinian cause, the Middle East peace process, the Russia-Ukraine conflict and combating terrorism and extremism. A memorandum of understanding on tourism was signed at the end of the talks, reflecting the friendly countries’ keenness to sustain and further bilateral relations, noted the statement.

Kuwait’s Foreign Minister also held talks on Monday with Hungarian Minister for Economic Development Marton Nagy, focusing on economic and investment cooperation. The talks revolved around common endeavors in the field of clean energy and renewables, according to a foreign ministry statement. – KUNA

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