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        1/19/2014, Shevat 18, 5774

      Kuwait Boycotts Minister Shalom's Abu Dhabi Address

      As Energy Minister Silvan Shalom addressed a conference in Abu Dhabi on renewable energy sources in Israel, the Kuwaiti representatives left the auditorium in protest. the Iranian delegation moved almost entirely to the back of the room, leaving a single secondary representative beside Minister Shalom. 

      The Kuwaitis boycotted the address despite the fact the Israel has no official ties with the United Arab Emirates.