World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s upcoming visit to Kuwait would be of “great importance” under current circumstances, a Kuwaiti minister said.
Erdogan, who is currently on a visit to Russia, will meet Kuwaiti leaders in the capital Kuwait City on Tuesday.
Speaking at a news conference following the Cabinet meeting, Kuwaiti Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah said Erdogan's visit would provide an opportunity to exchange views on common issues.
According to a Turkish presidential press office announcement on Saturday, Erdogan would pay official visit to Russia, Kuwait and Qatar from Nov. 13-15.
Regional and international developments as well as bilateral relations between Turkey and the Gulf countries would be discussed in detail, the statement added.
Turkey backs Qatar in the Gulf crisis that was triggered in June when Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the U.A.E. and Bahrain cut diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar.
The four states accuse Qatar of supporting terrorist groups -- allegations Doha denies, describing the embargo as a breach of its national sovereignty.
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