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UN Secretary-General commends Kuwait’s ‘effective role’, peacemaking efforts

UN Secretary-General commends Kuwait’s ‘effective role’, peacemaking efforts : Google
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Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah held talks with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the fringes of the 74th UN General Assembly session.

The meeting, which took place on Friday night, focused on cooperation between the State of Kuwait and the various UN agencies, a number of regional and global challenges and the UN program of action for the coming years.

The UN chief commended the ‘effective and constructive’ cooperation with Kuwait and applauded the leading role of Kuwait in humanitarian action and peacemaking efforts regionally and globally.

He praised Kuwait’s highly significant position in the international community and its’ relentless efforts to boost security and peace around the world.

Also attending were Kuwait’s Assistant Minister Dr Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, Permanent Delegate to the UN Mansour Al-Otaibi and Minister Plenipotentiary and Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organizations Nasser Al-Hain as well as other senior diplomats.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting in New York Friday, discussing various issues including ways to bolster ties.

On the sideline of the 74th UN General Assembly, the two officials touched on the latest developments within the regional and international scenes.

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled also held similar meetings on Friday with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias, Brazil’s Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo, and Algeria’s Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum.

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Category: #Government | 2019/09/30 latest update at 12:08 PM
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