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Kuwait- KUNA main news for Wednesday, June 19, 2019




(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))  Local:
   BAGHDAD -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah met Wednesday during his visit to Iraq with President Dr. Barham Salih discussing  good brotherly bilateral ties and issues of joint concern. Issued at 13:20 p.m. (10:20 GMT).
   KUWAIT -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim announced on Wednesday that MPs would examine competent authorities' preparations to cope with any emergency." Issued at 15:37 p.m. (12:37 GMT).
   LONDON -- Kuwait and the UK celebrate 120th anniversary of signing  Kuwaiti-British treaty of 1899.
   LONDON -- Envoy of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah discussed on Wednesday with UK Minister of State for Middle East Andrew Murrison bilateral ties and issues of common interests. Issued at 12:53 (09:53 GMT).
   KUWAIT -- Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) announced Wednesday that refining and exportation operations at Abdullah Port were not affected by temporary cut in flow of seawater used for cooling units. Issued at 14:38 p.m. (11:38 GMT).
   Economic:
   KUWAIT -- price of Kuwaiti oil went down 64 cents to USD 61.03 per barrel (pb) Tuesday after being at USD 61.67 pb last Monday, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Wednesday. Issued at 09:05 a.m. (06:05 GMT)
   International:
   CAIRO -- The Arab Parliament called on Wednesday on Arab States to unify stances in the face of "plots of sabotage and hostile schemes" aimed at "disintegrating" Arab communities and jeopardizing the Arab nation security. Issued at 14:56 p.m. (11:56 GMT).
   TOKYO -- Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Pyongyang this week may play a positive role in breaking the impasse in the US-Korea denuclearization talks, which have remained at a standstill since February. Issued at 11:31 a.m. (08:31 GMT). Issued at 11:31 a.m. (08:31 GMT).
   Editor on duty: Riad Kaj, 14:00 - 19:30 (11:00 - 16:30 GMT) Tel: (+965) 22271800 Ext: 1415. (end)
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Kuwait-  KUNA main news for Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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