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Kuwait emir dissolves parliament, calls for election

KUWAIT - Kuwait's ruler dissolved parliament on Tuesday and called for an election, state media said.
The government was forced to resign last month in one of the deepest political crises in the oil-exporting state and the emir said this crisis was threatening the country's interests.Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah gave no date for the election but under the constitution it must be held within 60 days of parliament's dissolution.
The emir said in a decree read out on state television that the decision to dissolve parliament came after it became difficult to achieve progress.
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