NEW YORK -- Kuwait renews support to a more transparent, accountable and efficient UN Security Council -- in a speech by Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the United Nations' Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi to the council's open session on UNSC's work mechanisms.

PARIS -- Kuwait's Minister of Education Dr. Ali Al-Mudhaf declares Kuwait is rustling up big projects to promote education to international levels.

MADRID -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says bloc's summit due later today will be a "historic and turning point" event.

VIENNA -- OPEC oil ministers will hold their 184th virtual meeting later Wednesday to look into the latest developments of oil prices and output.

MADRID -- Finland and Sweden are mere steps away from joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). News report by Hanady Watfa. (end) rk