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Kuwait to replace French goods with Turkish

Christian Fernsby |
Kuwaitis have launched a campaign to buy Turkish products instead of French commodities, as part of a protest against French insults against Islam and the Prophet Muhammad.

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Twitter users in the Gulf state launched hashtags to encourage customers to replace French goods with Turkish ones. Activists also posted photos of French commodities for customers to boycott.

According to social media users, main shops in Kuwait have responded to the boycott campaign and removed French products from the shelves.

However, there was no official move by the Kuwaiti authorities to boycott the French products.

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