NEW YORK, Nov 17 (KUNA) -- Kuwait reiterated its keenness to support South Sudan peace process, expressing pleasure for decline in combat operations in the state.
This came in a speech by Permanent Representative of Kuwait to the United Nations, Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi, during a Security Council session.
The ambassador affirmed that signing the agreement to resolve the dispute represent a new page in the country's history.
At the same time, Al-Otaibi expressed his concern about the continuation by some people attempting to disrupt or threaten Sudan's safety and stability.
He pointed out that there are still things that disturb peace in South Sudan such as the return of 4.5 million refugees, 70 percent of children are denied from accessing school and the hight cost to get daily sustenance.
He also affirmed that women deserve more participation in the decision-making process to promote peace and stability in the region.
Al-Otaibi called on parties that obstruct humanitarian efforts and aids to stop such practices. (end)