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Tag Archives: UN

Amiri Gulf mediation hailed – ‘Cup’ raised

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9, (KUNA): The visiting President of the Swiss National Council Jurg Stahl on Monday expressed gratitude to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for playing a mediation role to settle the inter-GCC question. “We have thanked (His Highness) the Amir for the difficult mediation …

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UN taps superheroine Burka Avenger to fight extremism – Series presents veil as a symbol of female empowerment

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 25, (RTRS): She has already captured hearts across Asia by taking on corrupt politicians and fighting bad guys who tried to shut girls’ schools — and now even the United Nations has been wowed by a superheroine whose only weapons are pens and books. Move over Superman …

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Kuwait determined to back UN peace effort – PM to UNGA

NEW YORK, Sept 17, (KUNA): Representative of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Saturday Kuwait was determined to back UN for achieving global peace and security. His Highness the Prime Minister, in New York …

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UN chief holds talks with Netanyahu – ‘Iran building missile sites in Syria’

JERUSALEM, Aug 28 (Agencies): UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres held talks with Israeli leaders Monday on his first visit since taking office, making a forceful argument for a two-state solution with the Palestinians and speaking of his “dream” for peace. Guterres also spoke of what he called obstacles to peace …

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‘No agenda but peace, understanding’ – UN backs Kuwaiti mediation

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Visiting UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Sunday appreciated His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s leading humanitarian role, and efforts to contain the Gulf crisis. Speaking during a meeting with His Highness the Amir, Guterres said it was an enormous honor and pleasure to be …

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KUWAIT KEEN TO HELP SOLVE REGIONAL ISSUES – Push on for non-permanent SC seat

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25, (KUNA): Senior Kuwaiti officials have met with UN member countries’ ministers to rally further support for the state’s candidacy to the UN Security Council (UNSC) non-permanent seat, in elections due next June. Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the UN …

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Tough response needed to counter UN slander

I HAVE lost all respect for the United Nations. It has evolved into a largely impotent entity dominated by a handful of veto-holding nuclear powers, which wield undue influence over its decision-making. Not only has its lofty status been undermined with accusations of corruption, UN peacekeepers are alleged to have …

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Kuwait backs UN’s efforts to promote world peace: Jarallah

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27, (KUNA): Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah reaffirmed Kuwait’s commitment to UN efforts to shoulder its responsibility under the UN Charter for promoting peace, security, human rights and development around the globe. “The State of Kuwait, as a UN member, takes pride in the achievements made by …

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Kuwait urges int’l community to support efforts by UNRWA

NEW YORK, Oct 9, (KUNA): Kuwait on Thursday urged the international community to assume the responsibility of supporting efforts by the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). In remarks at a meeting for the UN General Assembly committee for announcing donations to the …

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Billions For SDGs: Kuwait PM – Premier Delivers UN Speech

NEW YORK, Sept 29, (Agencies): Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah announced that Kuwait would contribute billions of dollars to honor the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Kuwait will continue its contributions to …

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