The first official Kuwaiti comment after the uproar of the “assault” video on Kuwaiti students in Egypt

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The Kuwaiti embassy in Cairo commented on the video clips being circulated and what was reported as an “assault” on Kuwaiti students in Alexandria, explaining that what happened was a quarrel between a group of its students.

The embassy said in a statement, which was published by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs on its Twitter page: “The embassy of the State of Kuwait to the Arab Republic of Egypt stated in a statement that, with regard to the videotape that was circulated on social media, that what happened was a quarrel between a group of Kuwaiti students studying there in One of the commercial complexes resulted in some minor injuries, and the security personnel of the complex intervened to disperse it, and the embassy and the cultural attache in Alexandria are currently following up on the investigation with the competent authorities.

And she continued: “The embassy, ​​while regretting what happened, expresses its dissatisfaction with such behaviors that were taken by some of its students, and calls for adherence to the laws and regulations in force in the Arab Republic of Egypt.”

In a subsequent separate statement, the embassy said: “In light of the follow-up by the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in the Arab Republic of Egypt to the quarrel that occurred at dawn today, Saturday, January 7, 2023, between Kuwaiti students in a commercial complex in the city of Alexandria, and as a result of the contacts that the embassy made with the competent officials of the authorities.” The Egyptian Investigation Department is keen on the security and safety of its students studying there, and to ensure good treatment with them there. All Kuwaiti students have been released this afternoon.. In this regard, the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Cairo renews its call to all of its students studying in the Arab Republic of Egypt to abide by the applicable laws and regulations. have it there.”


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