Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah arrives at Heathrow Airport in London November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah flew to Tehran Sunday for a landmark visit expected to focus on mending fences between Shiite Iran and Sunni-ruled Gulf states.The two-day visit comes amid a thaw in relations between Tehran and the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council that began after the election of Iranian moderate President Hassan Rouhani last June.Relations between Iran and the Gulf, namely signs of rapprochement between regional power broker Saudi Arabia and Iran, will also be discussed during the visit, foreign ministry under-secretary Khaled al-Jarallah told Al-Hayat newspaper.He said Kuwait, which currently holds the rotating presidency of the GCC -- which also includes Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates -- has balanced links with Tehran and is willing mediate between Riyadh and Tehran.
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