DUBAI - Kuwait protested on Tuesday
against Iran's intention to unilaterally develop a disputed
offshore gas field in the Gulf unless an agreement is reached,
Kuwait's state news agency KUNA reported.
Iran said on Sunday it would launch full-scale unilateral
development of the field if Kuwait
does not respond to its offer
of joint development.
's Foreign Ministry summoned Iran's charge d'affaires
and handed him a letter saying that negotiations were still
ongoing between the two countries and development could not take
place before an agreement is reached, KUNA
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