Kuwait City

15 January 2014

Readout of the Secretary-General's meeting with Kuwaiti officials

The Secretary-General met with HH Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, HH Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait, and HH Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamd Al-Sabah, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait on the margins of the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria.

During his meetings, he thanked the Emir, the Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs for their continued support and generosity in alleviating the suffering of the Syrian people. They held discussions on the dramatic humanitarian situation in Syria and the need to promote a political solution. In this regard, Kuwait expressed its willingness to contribute to the success of the Geneva Conference on Syria.