Kuwait: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has guaranteed the organisation’s full support to Kuwaiti mediation efforts led by Emir of Kuwait HH Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah to resolve the ongoing Gulf crisis.
The UN chief, who was in Kuwait as part of his Gulf tour to help solve the diplomatic blockade on Qatar by Saudi Arabia and its allies, on Sunday met the Emir of Kuwait and expressed gratitude to him for playing the role of mediator in the crisis.
The UN chief also met Marzouq Ali al Ghanim, the Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly.
The two discussed the main issues in the region like the Palestinian cause, the Syrian crisis and and combating terrorism in the middle-east.
Ghanim emphasized on the importance of the UN and its various agencies to play a more influential role in pushing Israel to comply with international resolutions regarding the rights of the Palestinian people.