A general view shows Kuwaiti MPs during a parliament session at the national assembly in Kuwait City, on June 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / YASSER ZAYYAT
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Kuwaiti MPs called on the government Wednesday to refer 24 ex-oil officials to the public prosecutor over a scrapped deal with U.S. firm Dow Chemical that resulted in a $2.2 billion fine.Kuwait and U.S. petrochemicals giant Dow Chemical signed a $17.4-billion joint venture in 2008 but the emirate unilaterally scrapped the deal in December the same year due to a political dispute between the government and parliament.State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah told parliament the government will refer the parliamentary investigation to court for legal action.
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