- According to Kuwait’s Arabic-language Al-Qabas daily newspaper, Zarif is slated to travel to Kuwait City on Saturday and hold talks with senior officials of the Arab country on issues of mutual interest.
During his one-day trip, the Iranian top diplomat will attend a meeting with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled al-Hamad al-Sabah, according to the report.
Kuwait is a member of the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council that has excellent historical and developing relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Tehran and Kuwait City have developed closer political relations in recent years, and have held several sessions of a Joint Political Committee.
In March 2018, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson hailed the positive remarks by deputy prime minister of Kuwait about the initiatives to ensure lasting relationship between Iran and the Persian Gulf states.