Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
His Highness Amir offers condolence over death of ex-German pres.      Speaker heads parliament office meeting      Pakistani Navy frigate in Kuwait to boost bilateral ties      Interior Ministry says no closure of shops, restaurants after 10 p.m.      GCC popular games due Monday      OIC, IDB ink MoU on anti-Ebola cooperation      Terrorist attack injures 2 policemen in Bahrain      GCC chief fumes at Iranian official remarks      Alarab News Channel launched Sunday from Manama
  Politics
Western, Arab Ambassadors seek AL Chief, Qatari FM briefing on Syria
24/01/2012   |   09:22 AM | World News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 24 (KUNA) -- Western members of the Security Council late Monday met with "like minded" Ambassadors from the Arab group and interested parties to seek a briefing in the Security Council later this week by Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Al-Arabi and the Chairman of the follow-up Committee on Syria Qatari Foreign Minister Hamad Bin Jassem.
It is hoped the officials would shed more light on the Arab peace initiative on Syria adopted in Cairo, Egypt, last Sunday, a diplomat told KUNA, Tuesday.
The diplomat said the western Council members want the briefing to take place by Thursday or Friday, to pave the way for the adoption in the Council next Monday of a western draft resolution that would express support for that initiative.
The representatives of Council members - the US, UK, France, Germany, Portugal, Colombia, and Guatemala - met at the British Mission to the UN late Monday with their counterparts from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Morocco - a Council member - and Turkey to coordinate the next steps regarding the crisis in Syria, including a Council invitation to the league officials to brief the members on their initiative.
According to the diplomat, a Qatari letter is on its way to the UN Secretary General about the Arab League peace plan on Syria adopted on Sunday in Cairo.
The Secretary General will forward the letter to the Council President, South Africa, which will circulate it to all Council members. Morocco, the Council's only Arab member, is expected to request the Council President at that time to issue the invitations to Al-Arabi and Sheikh Hamad to come to New York to brief the Council.
KUNA had reported on Monday that Russia also wants the Council President to invite the head of the league's monitoring group in Syria Gen. Mohammed Ahmed Al-Dabi of Sudan to brief the Council.
Al-Dabi gave mixed signals in his report to the league on Sunday on the work of the mission, whose mandate has been extended for another month.
The diplomat said western Council members "do not mind" Al-Dabi briefing the Council too, along with Al-Arabi and Sheikh Hamad.(end) sj.wsa KUNA 240922 Jan 12NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
Honoring Kuwait 2014
صور من 2014


KUNA publishes a book titled (His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah: A Humanitarian Leader) to commemorate the UN honoring of Kuwait's leader

kuna magazien


Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   Hagel lauds US-India defense cooperation deals
2.   France stresses importance of Fabius visit to Kuwait Tuesday
3.   Kuwait eager to attend Arab economic forums -- official
4.   Albanian pres. receives message from His Highness the Amir
5.   Sudanese official commends Kuwait's relentless support to Sudan
6.   KSE ends Wednesday's session in green zone
    Photo Gallery

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah

National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim

The National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim

Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE)

Kuwait pavilion wins 1st place in Khartoum Int'l Fair

OPEC

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah during a banquet of the luncheon

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah during a banquet of the luncheon

سوق الكويت للاوراق المالية (البورصة)

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah attends flag-raising ceremony

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

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah and Shooting Association President Pushpa Das Shrestha

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Abdulmohsen Al-Madaj
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
Images 2014
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