Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
Cabinet cautions media to exercise wise judgment on violations of public funds      Kuwaiti, Qatari joint committee meets for second day      Kuwaiti, Qatari FMs discuss bilateral relations      Another police officer killed in manhunt      KSE ends Wednesday trading on red board      Kuwaiti crude price down 21 cents to USD 103.48 pb      White House condemns massacre in South Sudan
  Politics
US special envoy likely to stop in Syria, Lebanon during Mideast tour
05/06/2009   |   10:51 PM | World News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
WASHINGTON, June 5 (KUNA) -- US special envoy George Mitchell is set to visit Syria during his Middle East tour next week, the State Department suggested Friday.
Ambassador Mitchell will travel to the region next week to help push efforts to improve strained relations between the US and Syria, as part of an ambitious effort by President Barack Obama to increase dialogue with the Middle East.
State department spokesman PJ Crowley said that Ambassador Mitchells Syrian visit "is a possibility but the arrangements for that are still being worked." He confirmed to reporters that Mitchell has a travel visa for Syria, and said he has no plans to meet with Hamas officials.
Mitchell leaves for Norway on Sunday, where he was expected to attend a meeting of Palestinian aid donors, and then to see Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian and Egyptian officials in the region, the State Department said.
The State department spokesman also would not rule out a possible visit to Beirut, following countrys upcoming elections, due Sunday.
The State department also confirmed US Secretary of state Hillary Clinton will also be attending Group of Eight (G-8) meeting on Afghanistan-Pakistan in Italy at the end of the month, alongside her Iranian diplomatic counterpart. (end) hy.bs KUNA 052251 Jun 09NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share


Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Russia must take action for de-escalation in Ukraine -- Kerry
2.   Specialists convene in May on info-security, social media
3.   Turkey says might be forced to export Iraqi oil
4.   Ban strongly condemns attacks on civilians, UN peacekeepers in South Sudan
5.   Lebanese army arrests Syrian rebels
6.   GCC youth, sports ministers meet in Kuwait Sunday
    Photo Gallery

head of programs and activities at KEPS Jinan Bahzad

Minister of Information Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah during the meeting

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received outgoing US Ambassador to Kuwait Mathew Tueller

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives Sheikha Intisar Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah

General Manager Ahmad Al-Mudhef

Secretary-General of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) Ali Al-Yuha

Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE)

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Director of the Meteorological Department Mohammad Karam
Publications

WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
    Calendar
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA training center
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
الكويت فى ذاكرة الأيام
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
Banks in Kuwait
News Paper
Local Companies
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS