Iranian President Hassan Rouhani welcomed Sheik Sabah during a formal ceremony. Since he came to power, Rouhani has been seeking to end decades of hostile relations with the Arab states of the Persian Gulf. Kuwait also is home to a significant Shia minority.
Photo credit: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani escorting Sheik Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah to review an Iranian honor guard upon the Emir's arrival in Tehran. 1 June 2014. (IRNA)