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UNSC ‘resolution’ co-sponsored by Kuwait condemns civilians’ starving

NEW YORK, May 26, (KUNA): Co-sponsored by Kuwait, the Netherlands, Sweden and Cote d’Ivoire, a resolution was unanimously passed by the UN Security Council on Thursday to strongly condemn the starving of civilians and the unlawfully denying of humanitarian access to civilian populations as warfare tactics. The Resolution 2417 (2018), …

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Kuwait warns of increasing rate of ‘organized crimes’ worldwide

Rohingya community being ethnically cleansed: Al-Otaibi VIENNA, May 15, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait has warned of increasing rates of organized crimes and their connection with terrorist organizations. Kuwait’s Representative to the 27th session of the UN-affiliated Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), Badr Al-Masaad, called for raising …

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Israel is not qualified for UNSC membership, says Kuwait envoy

‘Tel Aviv violating Council resolutions’ NEW YORK, April 28, (KUNA): As occupying power that violates multiple UN resolutions, Israel is totally unqualified for the Security Council membership, Kuwait representative to the UN said Thursday. Addressing a Security Council open debate on the situation in the Middle East, Mansour A. Al- …

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Kuwait, Sweden role in ‘ceasefire’ lauded

KUWAIT CITY, March 8, (KUNA): The President of the European Union’s Middle East-Gulf (MOG) Working Party Roberto Storaci said on Thursday that the neutrality and credibility of the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Sweden in Security Council was behind the adoption of Resolution No. 2401 on the humanitarian …

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LIBERATED KUWAIT CALLS FOR FOCUS ON U.N. CHARTER

Core principles … They work if we do – Kuwaiti FM chairs high-level UNSC meeting NEW YORK, Feb 22, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Wednesday presided over a high-level UN Security Council meeting on “Purposes and Principles of the Charter …

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Kuwait highlighting Palestinian cause, Syria crisis at UNSC, says Al-Otaibi

Conakry Agreement remains key to G. Bissau stability: UN envoy NEW YORK, Feb 17, (KUNA): Kuwait is leading efforts at the UNSC to highlight the Middle East’s most urging matters namely the Syrian crisis and Palestinian cause, said a senior Kuwaiti diplomat late Friday. Kuwait permanent delegate to the UN …

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‘Same priorities after 39 years’ – Kuwait chairs Security Council

NEW YORK, Feb 3, (KUNA): Kuwait has returned to the Security Council after 40 years and returned Friday to head the council in February after 39 years, its last presidency of the Security Council in Feb 1979, Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al- Otaibi said. This …

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‘Kuwait’s UNSC accession major achievement of its foreign policy’

Priorities will be focused on four dimensions: Al-Otaibi NEW YORK, Jan 3, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi said Wednesday that Kuwait’s accession to the Security Council is considered a major achievement of the Kuwaiti foreign policy, as it is considered one of the most …

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Kuwait ‘takes up’ UN post in global chaos – ‘We’ll remain neutral’

NEW YORK, Jan 1, (KUNA): Kuwait commenced its membership at the UN Security Council (UNSC) Jan 1, 2018, after a 40-year hiatus, amidst many regional and global challenges. Kuwait’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, in earlier statements, said that Kuwait will continue being …

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Kuwait wins Security Council seat – Amir congratulates FM

NEW YORK, June 3: Kuwait was elected on Friday to serve as non-permanent member on the Security Council for a two-year term beginning in January 2018. In one round of voting the United Nations General Assembly gathered in its main hall and elected Kuwait, Cote D’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, the Netherlands, …

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