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Kuwait's ruler arrives in Istanbul to attend OIC summit

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Kuwait City: The Amir of Kuwait Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah arrived in Istanbul on Tuesday to attend the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) emergency summit, which will open tomorrow, December 13.

He was received on arrival at Ataturk International Airport by senior Turkish officials, along with Kuwaiti Ambassador to Ankara Ghassan Al-Zuwawie and its Consul General Mohammad Al-Mohammad, said Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).

Leaders and representatives of 57 Muslim-majority countries will meet at the emergency summit, which was initiated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan following the U.S. controversial recognition of the Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocation of the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

The OIC member countries officially support the two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

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