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Kuwait Supports Arab League Call to Hold emergency Security Council Session on Syria
Published in Saudi Press Agency on 25 - 08 - 2013

The State of Kuwait on Sunday expressed support for a call by Arab League Secretary General Nabil Al-Araby on the Security Council to hold an emergency session for issuing a resolution aimed at enforcing a cease-fire in Syria.
Kuwait's permanent delegate at the Arab League Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim renewed, in a statement to KUNA, the Gulf State rejection and condemnation of usage of chemical arms and contaminating gases against the Syrian people.
He indicated at Kuwait's call upon United Nations Secretary General Ban ki-Moon to investigate reports about the Syrian regime employment of contaminating gases against civilians in Al-Ghouta, on outskirts of Damascus, last Wednesday, and its demand that the Security Council shoulder the historic responsibility toward "the ugly crime and its call upon the international community to hold investigations immediately." Kuwait's stance is totally in harmony with the initiative, launched by the Arab League Secretary General, which also calls for adoption of a practical mechanism to supervise execution of the resolution under UN supervision, and then allowing entry of humanitarian aid to the stricken regions as well as start of implementation of what had been agreed upon regarding the holding of the Geneva-two conference to find a political settlement to the crisis, Ambassador Al-Ghunaim stated.
He also welcomed the League call to hold an emergency session at level of permanent delegates, on Tuesday, to discuss prospected steps at the international level to deal with the dangerous developments in Syria.


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