Foreign ministry denies meeting with Egypt’s Amb. over fishermen strike

KUWAIT, A source from the Foreign Ministry denied on Wednesday rumors being circulated on social network sites about ministry officials holding a meeting with Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait Tareq Al-Qouni over fishermen strike.

Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs Advisor Anas Al-Shaheen said in a press statement that there is totally no information or truth on this matter, and no meeting took place with the ambassador or any meeting regarding the Ministry of Commerce and Industry recent decision on the governing of sales to fishery.

Al-Shaheen also called for accurate reporting on such issues, and denounced the involvement to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in issues related to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in accordance with the laws and regulations.

Source: Kuwait News Agency