Kuwait suspends issuing visas to Lebanese following GCC diplomatic spat – al-Qabas newspaper

Originally posted to the Reuters website, 10 November 2021

DUBAI, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Kuwait has suspended issuing visas of all kinds to Lebanese citizens on the back of a diplomatic spat with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, leading local newspaper al-Qabas newspaper reported on Wednesday citing a source.

The country has already recalled its ambassador to Beirut and asked the Lebanese charge d’affaires to leave following remarks by a Lebanese minister criticising the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen. read more

Reporting by Lilian Wagdy; Writing by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Toby Chopra


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