(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW YORK, Sept 21 (KUNA) -- Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah stressed on Thursday that the natural resources in the submerged area adjacent to the Divide Zone belong solely to the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
"The natural resources in the submerged area adjacent to the Kuwaiti-Saudi Divided Zone, including the entire Durra field, belong solely to the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia," His Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf said in his speech at the 78th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
"Only Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have full rights to exploit these resources," he affirmed.
He reiterated "Kuwait's categorical rejection of any claim of right by any other party in this field or the submerged area adjacent to the Divide Zone".
His Highness the Amir Representative also renewed Kuwait's call to the Islamic Republic of Iran to take serious confidence-building measures and to commence a dialogue based on respect for other countries, non-interference in their internal affairs and guaranteeing the freedom of maritime navigation. (pick up previous)
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