KUWAIT, Jan 11 (KUNA) -- Visiting Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammad Salem Basindawa hailed Wednesday the strong Yemeni-Kuwaiti ties and Kuwait's non-stop support to Yemen.
"Kuwait is a sisterly and close to heart country that always stands beside Yemen," Basindawa said in press conference at the Yemeni Embassy here, adding that Yemenis won't forget Kuwait's support to them.
The Yemeni Premier went on to say that Kuwait has a special position at the heart of all Yemenis.
"Kuwait has played an important role in ending the civil wars in 1972 and 1979," he said.
Basindawa noted that Kuwait has contributed to Yemen's development over the years, adding that Yemeni people is grateful for the State of Kuwait and its people.
Basindawa said that he has held talks with His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
"We have felt during these talks, the State of Kuwait's unlimited support to Yemen," he said.
Basindawa also denied reports about great challenges facing the implementation of the GCC-brokered reconciliation deal.