US releases detained Kuwaiti citizen

KUWAIT, June 2 (KUNA) — US authorities released a detained Kuwaiti citizen charged with violating the terms of the economic embargo on Iran, said Acting Deputy Foreign Minister Waleed Al-Khubaizi on Thursday.
In a statement to KUNA, Al-Khubaizi said the Kuwaiti foreign ministry followed this incident from the first day the citizen was arrested in the US, through its contacts with the Kuwait embassy in Washington and the Kuwait consulate in Los Angeles and via communication with the citizen’s family in Kuwait until the Kuwaiti citizen was released yesterday (Wednesday). (end) hrz.ajs