Kuwait emir accepts govt resignation


"I conveyed a message from the emir to MPs that he has accepted the cabinet’s resignation and asked Sheikh Nasser Mohammad al-Ahmad al-Sabah to form a new government," Khorafi told reporters after meeting MPs informally.

Sheikh Nasser submitted his government’s resignation to Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah last week following a political dispute with parliament after three Islamist MPs filed a motion to quiz the premier.

The 50-member parliament was also dissolved In May 2006 and March this year following similar confrontations between MPs and the government

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