2004 News Story

Embassy in Kuwait denies emergency evacuation

Ambassador to Kuwait Ahmed bin Hamad Al-Yahya has denied media reports that the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Kuwait had been evacuated because of explosives found inside the building. The Ambassador explained that security personnel at the Embassy had received a suspicious parcel and routinely notified the Kuwaiti authorities, who responded promptly. The parcel contained CDs with advertising material for local companies.