Zarif Seeks Holding Regional Dialogue During Kuwait Visit

Monday, 19 August, 2019 - 08:00
Kuwait- Asharq Al-Awsat

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif arrived in Kuwait on Sunday and met with Crown Prince Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

The top Iranian diplomat also met with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah. The two sides reviewed bilateral cooperation and the latest regional developments. The talks were attended by a group of high-profile Kuwaiti officials.

Attending officials included Kuwait Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah, Assistant Foreign Minister for the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Ambassador Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah.

Foreign Minister Assistant for the Office of Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Ayham Al-Omar and Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian Affairs Counselor Abdul Razzaq Al-Khalifa were also present.

Zarif, for his part, tweeted about delivering Iran’s proposition for holding a regional dialogue and inking a non-aggression agreement with Gulf States.

He also spoke of the importance of such a deal for the elimination of foreign interference in the region.

The Iranian minister's visit to Kuwait comes days after his visit to Qatar.

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