BREAKING: Kuwait recalls envoy from Syria: foreign minister

AFP , Monday 8 Aug 2011

The Gulf state of Kuwait on Monday decided to recall its ambassador from Damascus for "consultations" a day after Saudi Arabia took a similar measure.

"We have decided to recall our ambassador from Syria for consultations," Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Sabah told reporters. "No one can accept the bloodshed in Syria... The military option must be halted," he said.

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