Kuwait's boycott of French goods over Prophet Muhammad cartoons expands

Kuwait’s boycott of French products has expanded, with a leading chain saying Wednesday that most of its stores had stripped their shelves after President Emmanuel Macron defended cartoons insulting Islam.Kuwait’s Union of Consumer Co-operative Societies said 60 of its 69 stores had pulled French-made products, with the rest of the establishments to “soon” follow suit.Fahd al-Kishti, head of the union, told AFP there will be no backtracking on the decision unless “insults” against the Prophet Mohammed stop.”There will be increased pressure in the coming days in case of any provocation,” he sai…

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