TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Kuwait-Iran Friendship Association Abdel Rahman Al-Evazi and members extended condolences to President Rouhani over the demise of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani.

In statement issued on Sunday, Kuwait-Iran Friendship Association announced that Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani had always held humanitarian positions during his lifetime; he supported Kuwait when Saddam Hussein’s Baathist regime attacked the country, he always condemned the occupation policy of Saddam Hussein’s regime.

The people of Kuwait will never forget about Islamic Republic of Iran’s support during the occupation of Kuwait by Iraq’s former Baathist regime which coincided with the term of the late Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the statement reads.

The special representative to the Emir of Kuwait visited Tehran last week to participate in the rituals of commemorating Ayatollah Hashemi to extend condolences and sympathy to the Iranian government and nation.

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