Kuwait emir suspends parliament sessions for a month, says cabinet

Reuters | Updated: 18-02-2021 00:43 IST | Created: 18-02-2021 00:35 IST
Kuwait emir suspends parliament sessions for a month, says cabinet
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Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah issued a decree suspending parliament's sessions for one month as of Feb. 18, said a statement posted on the cabinet Twitter account on Wednesday.

The move follows a standoff between the elected assembly and the government that led the cabinet to resign last month. On Jan. 24 the emir reappointed Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah to nominate a new cabinet and the premier had been holding consultations with MPs ahead of doing so.

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