Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with Dr. Nabil Elaraby, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States
Kuwait City, 29 January 2013
The Secretary-General met today with Dr. Nabil Elaraby, the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States.
They discussed the crisis in Syria and reiterated their strong support for Lakhdar Brahimi, the Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States. They also noted with concern the dire humanitarian situation in Syria, ahead of tomorrow's Donors’ Conference in Kuwait.
The Secretaries-General emphasized the need for an immediate end to the bloodshed and the suffering of the people of Syria. They emphasized the effects of the dangerous spill-over of the crisis in neighbouring countries, in particular the plight of the Syrian refugees.
They also discussed the need to revitalize the Middle East Peace Process and, in this regard, they conferred on the dire situation of Palestinian refugees.
Readouts on 29 January 2013
- Kuwait City, Kuwait - Readout of the Secretary-General's meetings with His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah,Emir; His Excellency Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister; and His Excellency Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, of the State of Kuwait
- Addis Ababa - Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, President of the Republic of Tunisia