(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait, UNAMI discuss files
Acting Kuwait Permanent Representative to the UN Bader Al-Munayekh
NEW YORK, Jan 11, (KUNA): Kuwait shed light on the priority of reaching a peaceful political solution for Darfur crisis, urging all involved parties to take part in the process. The Acting Kuwait Permeant Representative to the UN Bader Al- Munayekh in a speech before the UN Security Council late Wednesday emphasized reducing weapons' proliferation in Darfur.
He also praised the cooperation between Sudan and the UN mission in the weapons collection operation in some of the displaced camps in Darfur. He stressed on importance of respecting the sovereignty, unity and security of Sudan, expressing trust in its government to encounter the threat of the Darfur armed factions and to meet the UN requirements, lauding at the same time Sudan's positive efforts towards UN and the African Union in passing the first phase of reforming United Nations African Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). Al-Munayekh welcomed the remarkable drop in violence and clashes in Darfur lately, praising the distinguished efforts exerted by Sudan on that matter.
He also endorsed the positive role of Sudan partners in executing developmental project in Darfur, which would greatly contribute in the voluntary return of the displaced to their homeland, offering them a new opportunity for better life.
Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received on Thursday Special Representative of UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq Jan Kubis, currently on an official visit to the country.
The two sides reviewed latest developments related to the files of Kuwaiti prisoners and missing ones, Kuwaiti properties and the national archive as well as UNAMI's tasks in Iraq. The meeting was attended by the Acting Assistant Foreign Minister for Affairs of the Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister's Bureau, Ambassador Saleh Al-Loughani, Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organizations' Affairs, Minister Plenipotentiary Nasser Al-Hain and other officials.