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Kuwait renew calls for "Israel" to join NPT

United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi
United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi
NEWYORK, Nov 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait renewed calls Tuesday on "Israel" to join Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), since being the only entity that did not join in the Middle East.
This came in a speech by Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi on Monday during Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Al-Otaibi stressed on building an inclusive foundation of peace and security with banning nuclear and mass destruction weapons.
He assured that Kuwait has always sought to support the banning of these weapons, stressing on backing and support by the United Nation regarding this issue.
"Unfortunately, we noticed the lack of seriousness by some parties, exclusively that Israel is the only State in the region that is not party to the Non Proliferation Treaty which resulted in postponing the conference until further notice", Ambassador Al-Otaibi said.
"Our major goal is to achieve security and stability", he added.
In addition, Al-Otaibi stressed on working together in order to establish nuclear weapon free zone on both sides regionally and internationally.
Moreover, he expressed his hopes that this conference will push for a stronger commitment towards a nuclear weapon free world. (end) asf.tma.mah