Mr. Ardeshir Zahedi, Iranian Foreign Minister, met the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Subah Al-Saleem Al-Subah,?
GV INTERIOR..Mr Zahedi shakes hands with Highness-delegation follows and take seats
SV Amir and Zahedi
GV Party seated during meeting
Interior Mr. Zahedi greets Amir; delegation greets Amir; Amir and Zahedi talk.
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Background: Mr. Ardeshir Zahedi, Iranian Foreign Minister, met the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Subah Al-Saleem Al-Subah, at the Al-Sief Palace on Monday (July 6). Mr. Zahedi is on a three-day courtesy visit to the Arabian Gulf state.
The meeting was also attended by the Kuwaiti Foreign Minister, The Iranian Ambassador to Iran and the Iranian Ambassador to Kuwait.
Mr. Zahedi, who arrived in Kuwait at the head of a high level delegation plans talks on trade and the continental shelf with the Amir. Observers say the talks could also be political.
With the British defence agreement in Kuwait ending next May and Iranians are reported to be worried about the situation in Kuwait and the influence of Iraq. The Iranians reportedly want the Kuwaitis to stand up and be counted among the Muslin states ready to defend the status quo in the Gulf against subversive forces.