(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))
KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah held at Dasman Palace an iftar (fast-breaking) banquet in honor of First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Army Chief of Staff Lt. General Mohammad Khuder and senior commanders of Kuwaiti army.
KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said the foreign ministry has a further responsibility to carry amidst "critical and very dangerous" circumstances in the region.
PARIS -- The French authorities firmly warned Iran to keep respecting its obligations on nuclear non-proliferation as agreed in the Vienna agreement (JCPOA) in 2015.
AMMAN -- Jordan re-affirmed support for UN efforts for resolving the Syrian crisis in a manner that would safeguard its unity and allow speedy and voluntary comeback for refugees.
KHARTOUM -- The Sudanese Professionals Association, which leads street protests, called for nationwide strike after talks with the Military Council on forming a consensus ruling body ended in failure.
NEW YORK -- UN Secretary-General's Special Representative to Libya Ghassan Salama affirmed after 42 days of attacks by Khalifa Haftar forces on Tripoli, leaving much to death and destruction, Libya is closer to a civil war that could lead to a permanent division of the country. (end) mb