KUWAIT CITY

Kuwait’s prime minister has submitted the resignation of his Cabinet, government spokesman Tareq Al-Mezrem said Thursday.

The resignation comes after a no confidence motion was filed by lawmakers on Tuesday against Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid al-Jarrah al-Sabah, a member of the royal family.

The resignation has to be accepted by the Kuwaiti emir after which a new Cabinet will be formed.

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