Former Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah referred to the decreasing power of Western countries in the Middle East and highlighted the growing influence of such countries as Iran and Russia.
As the representative of [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council member states, Kuwait is tasked with sending a message to the Islamic Republic of Iran, which is based on the principle of good neighbourliness among regional countries, a Kuwaiti official said.
An attaché working at Iran’s embassy in Kuwait has met with the fellow countrymen that the Arab country has recently arrested on charges of trying to cross the border illegally, Foreign Ministry spokesman confirmed.
Kuwait’s Interior Ministry announced that the country’s coast guard has arrested 10 Iranians accused of trying to "infiltrate into the country."
Kuwaiti banks and businesses are ready for resuming cooperation with Iranian banks, Kuwaiti daily al-Rai said on Tuesday.
Iran’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi described terrorism and extremism as the major issues facing the region.
The message of Iran's foreign minister to the region is deepening friendship and strengthening all-out cooperation with regional countries, said the deputy foreign minister.