KUNA: Kuwait plans to strengthen its ties with the ICRC – diplomat – Human

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Permanent Representative to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva Ambassador Nasser Al-Hayen and President of the ICRC Peter Maurer

GENEVA, Aug. 19 (KUNA) — Kuwait is keen to promote its relations with international humanitarian organizations in general and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in particular, its permanent representative to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva on Friday.
Ambassador Nasser Al-Hayen made the remark to KUNA following a meeting with ICRC President Peter Maurer at ICRC headquarters in Geneva.
The meeting aimed to strengthen humanitarian action and demonstrate Kuwait’s vital role in alleviating people’s suffering and misfortune due to international crises, Al-Hyayen said.
He added that he had discussed with the ICRC President the deep relations between the State of Kuwait and the ICRC, as well as ways and means to promote bilateral strategic dialogue.
Kuwait’s continued assistance to Yemen, Syria and other needy African countries, which have been hit hard by global crises, was also discussed at the meeting, the Kuwaiti diplomat added. (end) ta.mt

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