|Ban Ki-moon in Kuwait: commitment to the decisions on Iraq out of Chapter VII
The Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon on the need to stick to Iraq, the application of the relevant international resolutions in Kuwait, and on missing Kuwaitis, and property and reparations. He said Ban Ki-moon told a news conference after his talks with Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Khaled Al-Jarallah, said that Iraq must implement all the international obligations in full, as a normal committed to international resolutions of the Security Council and the United Nations. Turning Ban Ki-moon to Syrian affairs, appealing to President Bashar al-Assad to implement its commitments and the immediate application of the UN plan, which includes 6 points, saying «there is no time to waste».
He said Ban Ki-moon, the Damascus Declaration, approval of the plan envoy to the United Nations Kofi Annan, as «an initial important step» to put an end to the bloodshed and violence, noting that the meeting of Arab leaders in Baghdad is to help to implement the Annan Plan «six points». And Ban Ki-moon began his press conference by paying tribute to his visit to the country, saying, «I am well pleased to meet with His Highness the Emir of Kuwait, especially as it is the second time I visit Kuwait, after my second year as Secretary of the United Nations».
To meet Prince
The «exchanged ideas with His Highness the Amir and His Highness was pleased, and confirmed during the meeting that Kuwait is a strong and important partner with the United Nations in the development of security and human rights».
And Ban Ki-moon stressed that Kuwait is a dynamic and democratic country and has a free press, and I'm very pleased with the Bhetwaagdi, especially given that what encouraged me the most is that the elections last task of Kuwaiti democracy and laid the great impetus to developments in the Arab world.
Kuwaiti relations - Iraq
He pointed out that during his meeting with the Amir, and officials in Kuwait have been addressed to the regional and international issues, including the Syrian crisis, and the summit meeting in Baghdad and the Kuwaiti relations - Iraq, and the partnership between the United Nations and Kuwait.
And Ban Ki-moon welcomed the normalization of relations between Kuwait and Iraq, and Maliki's recent visit to Kuwait, which he described the move good, he said, «We look forward to the visit of His Highness the Emir of Kuwait to Iraq through its participation in the Arab Summit in Baghdad».
And Ban Ki-moon praised the Joint Ministerial Committee between Kuwait and Iraq to resolve all outstanding issues, calling for Iraq to implement all Security Council resolutions in full. In response to a question about whether there is the intention of U.S. to remove Iraq from Chapter VII, Post Ban Ki-moon said, «We have not discussed this issue, and there is a UN resolution is under Chapter VII and the Iraqi government to implement the decisions of the relevant Security Council as a natural».
A successful visit
He said that the visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of Kuwait Finally it successful and a good opportunity and serious for the leaders to discuss the outstanding issues, said Ban Ki-moon «'s been a long-term of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, and it was time to touch the things serious and more real to discuss outstanding issues between the two countries».
At the level of the Syrian crisis, Ban Ki-moon expressed deep concern and strong what's going on in Syria and the displacement of thousands of people, pointing out that the Syrian government approved a plan Kofi Annan.
An important step
The «I share Kofi Annan because this step is very important and put an end to the bloodshed and violence, destruction and create an enabling environment for dialogue, which helps to achieve the aspirations of the Syrian people», and called for President Bashar al-Assad to implement international resolutions, and there is no time to waste.
In response to a question about expected from the Arab summit in Baghdad, said Ki-moon that the time is very crucial to resolve the issues, specifically the Syrian ones. He commended the role of the university to resolve the crisis the Syrian, noting that there were a lot of coordination between the United Nations and the Arab League, and considered that the summit an opportunity to meet with Arab leaders to work together and the application of the Annan plan to resolve the issue of Syria.
He also felt that the Arab spring gave the opportunity for people to remove dictatorships, and unveiled a plan over 5 years to support the countries that need support and called on Arab states to stand by the States through which the Arab spring.
In turn, Foreign Secretary Khalid Al-Jarallah eighth visit Ban Ki-moon of Kuwait and described as fruitful. He also pointed to the continuing talks between the Prince and the UN official. He said the meeting dealt with the Security Council resolutions, and also touched on the results of recent talks to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Kuwait that led to fruitful results.
Jarallah was asked about the first visit of the Prince to Iraq at the moment, he replied that the relations are excellent and the atmosphere of trust and cooperation and understanding, and the participation of Prince summit comes after Maliki's visit, which ended in a successful agreement on a number of issues.
Asked whether the summit in Baghdad is like to prove that Iraq has returned to its regional role, regardless of the expected results, he said that Kuwait has supported and backed the insistence of Iraq to host the summit to return to the joint action and to Hadhanth Arab and contribute effectively, and this summit gives without doubt referring to Iraq's return to the bosom of the Arab nation.
Ki-moon called on the Palestinians and Israelis to the courage, and work to resolve the issues and end decades of conflict.
Ban Ki-moon was keen to praise the international envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, and said he enjoys the confidence and respect for all parties.