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Kuwait, Iran discuss alleviating regional tension

KUWAIT, Aug 18 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah held talks on Sunday with his Iranian opposite number Mohammad Javad Zarif on a host of issues namely means of tapering off tension in the Gulf region.
The discussions between Sheikh Sabah Khaled and minister Zarif dealt with cooperation between the two friendly countries, latest regional events and ways to ease off tension in the Gulf.
The talks also addressed means to ensure free navigation in this key region of the world, bilateral ties and matters of mutual concern, in addition to latest happenings around the world.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Khaled Al-Jarallah and other ranking officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (end) nam.rk