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  Shvat 30, 5773 , 10/02/13

Kuwaiti Minister Cited for Dealing with Israeli Company

Kuwaiti Member of Parliament Faisal Al-Duwaisan filed a request on Sunday to question the Interior Minister Sheikh Ahmad al-Homud al-Sabah in parliament over allegations that his ministry was dealing with Israel and for failing to control opposition-led protests, according to Agence France Presse. In his request, the Shiite lawmaker claimed that the interior ministry had purchased a border security system to fortify the emirate's border with Iraq from Senstar Corporation, whose global headquarters are in Canada, but which, he claimed, is totally owned by Israel's Magal Security Systems which means that the interior minister has violated the Israel boycott laws and committed a "grave mistake".

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