Middle East Economic Survey


No 26



Kuwait/Iran Border Dispute Like Open Wound, Says Shaikh Muhammad

The dispute between Kuwait and Iran over the delineation of their shared continental shelf is like an open wound that is susceptible to flaring up if it is not dealt with, Kuwaits Foreign Minister Shaikh Muhammad al-Sabah said, in reply to reporters questions, on 21 June. He said it was essential that this issue be settled equitably and as quickly as possible, based...