ABU MAZEN'S RECENT VISIT, CONCERNS ABOUT YEMEN, IRAN

The head of MFA's Arab World Department, Ambassador Jassem Mubaraki, told Polcouns January 12 that Palestine Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's January 5 - 6 visit to Kuwait and meeting with the Amir was positive, and provided an opportunity for Kuwait to encourage Abbas to remain in politics and focus on Palestinian reconciliation as an essential step towards a peace agreement with Israel.