WORLD Kuwait orders senior Lebanese diplomat to leave, recalls envoy from Beirut

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Kuwait orders senior Lebanese diplomat to leave, recalls envoy from Beirut

CGTN

20:14, October 30, 2021

Kuwait on Saturday ordered Lebanon's charge d'affaires to leave the country and recalled its ambassador from Beirut in protest over comments made by a Lebanese cabinet minister criticizing the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen.

The senior Lebanese diplomat was given 48 hours to leave Kuwait, the country's official news agency KUNA said, quoting a foreign ministry statement.

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