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Kuwaitis hold George H.W. Bush in great esteem - Al-Otaibi

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW YORK, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Representative to the United Nations Mansour A. Al-Otaibi said that the US ex-president George H.W. Bush would always be remembered by the Kuwaiti leaders, government and people for his historic role in the liberation of Kuwait.

Acting on the relevant UN Security Council resolutions and the concept of collective security, the late leader led the largest international coalition to liberate Kuwait from the Iraqi invasion in 1991, Al-Otaibi said Wednesday.

He made the comments at a Security Council session on the first report of UN Special Adviser and Head of the UN Investigative Team for Accountability of Da'esh Karim Asad Ahmad Khan.

On behalf of the Kuwaiti leaders, government and people, Ambassador Al-Otaibi expressed condolences for the US nation and the late leader's family who bid a final farewell to their 41st president at a state funeral earlier today.

He affirmed that Kuwait can never forget the honorable and brave stances of the US leader who sided with justice and right. (end)


Kuwaitis hold George H.W. Bush in great esteem - Al-Otaibi


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