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Morocco's king plans Gulf tour - Kuwait official

Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 2:41 AM ET

KUWAIT, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Morocco's King Mohammed plans to tour Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in the next few weeks to discuss investment and bilateral relations, a senior Kuwaiti official said on Thursday.

"He is going on a tour in the Gulf countries," Kuwait's Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Khaled al-Jarallah told Reuters.

King Mohammed is expected to visit Kuwait as part of the tour in October or November, he said. The GCC comprises Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman.

(Reporting by Sylvia Westall; Editing by Andrew Torchia)

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Keywords: MOROCCO GULF/KUWAIT