Kuwait recalls envoy to Iran after attacks on Saudi missions

Published: January 5, 2016


DUBAI: Kuwait recalled its ambassador to Iran on Tuesday, state news agency KUNA reported, after Gulf Arab allies Saudi Arabia and Bahrain severed relations with Tehran following attacks on Saudi missions by Iranian protesters.

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“An official source at the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry said that the ministry recalled the Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to the Islamic Republic of Iran on Tuesday morning January 5 2016, against the backdrop of the attacks carried out by crowds of demonstrators,” the agency reported.

The protests followed Saudi Arabia’s execution of Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr.

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  • Abbas
    Jan 5, 2016 - 3:48PM

    some one said, that it interior matter of saudi donot interfare but Bahrain sudan and now kuwait recall ambassador to Iran. Is this interior matter of saudi ????.Recommend

  • Stranger
    Jan 5, 2016 - 3:48PM

    they are all scared of their big bro KSA . Recommend

  • Shehryar Hassan
    Jan 5, 2016 - 3:55PM

    Here we go……..now eyes on Qatar………….come on Qatar, you can do it……….hahahaha……

    And Oman….laid back style is better….isn’t it???….let’s live for ourselfRecommend

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