Kuwait hands Lebanese charge d'affaires protest note over foreign minister's remarks

  • World
  • Wednesday, 19 May 2021

CAIRO (Reuters) - Kuwait on Tuesday summoned the Lebanese embassy's charge d'affaires to hand him an official protest note condemning Lebanon's foreign minister's "insults", Kuwait's foreign ministry said in a statement.

The foreign ministry added that the "severe insults" made by caretaker Lebanese foreign minister, Charbel Wehbe, in a TV interview towards the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council "are contrary to the historical brotherly relations that ties GCC states with Lebanon."

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