UN, Arab League meeting highlights need of coop. for sustained peace
It is imperative to have further cooperation between the Arab League and the United Nations (UN) on issues germane to international peace and security, a meeting between the Arab League's permanent envoys and representatives of UNSC member nations underscored on Saturday.
A number of issues of mutual concern have been investigated, particularly, ones related to peace in the Middle East, said a statement issued at the conclusion of the meeting.
Moreover, the situation in Libya and Somalia, in addition to the refugee crisis, was also amongst issues discussed at the meeting, the statement noted.
The Arab League's Secretary General Dr. Nabil Al-Araby had earlier called for an overhaul of the UNSC, in an attempt to ramp up efforts to deal with conflicts that threaten regional and international peace and security, the statement added.
Meanwhile, viewpoints of regional developments as well as humanitarian efforts, the growing refugee crisis and the fight against terrorism were discussed during the meeting, the statement said.
Kuwait's deputy acting charge d'affaires of its permanent mission to the Arab League Mohammad Al-Allati led the country's delegation to the meeting.