WASHINGTON, June 28 (KUNA) -- The US and the United Nations expressed late Tuesday their support to Kuwait's mediation efforts to resolve the current GCC crisis, said a statement by the Kuwaiti Embassy in Washington.
The US support was reflected during Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's meeting with Kuwaiti Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah, said the statement.
During their meeting, both sides stressed "the need for all parties to exercise restraint to allow for productive diplomatic discussions".
Tillerson supported the initiative carried out by His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to end the crisis.
Meanwhile, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak met with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres who also lauded the international organization's support to the Kuwaiti mediation efforts.
Guterres fully supported the initiative carried out by His Highness the Amir, hoping that it will end the crisis.
Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah also met with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, discussing with him recent regional and international developments.
Both officials also stressed the importance of ending the GCC crisis.
The meetings were attended by Kuwaiti Ambassador to the US Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. (end)