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UNSC delegation headed by Kuwait, US arrives in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, June 29 (KUNA) -- A UN Secretary Council delegation, headed by Kuwait and the US, arrived in Baghdad Saturday on a one-day official visit, which will feature meetings with senior Iraqi officials.
A source at the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said that the delegation would be meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, President Barham Saleh, and the Speaker of the Council of Representatives Mohamed Al-Halbousi.
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said yesterday that the visit reflected the UN's support to Iraqi plans for stability and reconstruction.
The UNSC delegation was in Kuwait Friday where they met with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
During their second visit to Kuwait, Deputy Special Representative for Political Affairs and Electoral Assistance of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Alice Walpole briefed the delegation on the status of Kuwait's missing people in Iraq and the development within the file of Kuwaiti belongings stolen during the Iraqi invasion.
Representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) provided a similar briefing. (end) ahh.gta