Posts Tagged ‘International Committee of the Red Cross’

29/06/2013 | 01:21 PM | Kuwait News

KUWAIT, June 29 (KUNA) — The State of Kuwait welcomes recent UN Security Council resolutions concluding mandate of the special international coordinator for Kuwaiti missing and POWs and archive and charging UNAMI, the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq, with these files.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah publicized an official statement today, reacting to the UN Security Council resolutions 2013/2107, dated 27/6/2013, regarding conclusion of the mission of the international coordinator and tasking UNAMI with following up on these issues. (more…)

UNemblemUNSC to examine Iraq­Kuwait issues, Syrian crisis
04/06/2013 | 09:40 AM | World News
UNITED NATIONS, June 4 (KUNA) ­­ Security Council members are scheduled to be briefed at a session later on Tuesday about “progress Iraq made in its Chapter VII obligations” towards Kuwait as well as other crucial issues on the international stage.

Assistant Secretary ­General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez­ Taranco is charged with addressing the briefing, due to tackle in addition to the Kuwait­ Iraq topics, the proposed Geneva II Conference on Syria, the situation in Mali and the wider Sahel, diplomats said. (more…)

Date: Sunday, 06-05-2012 02: 56 pm

Baghdad (newsletter) … Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari speaking with Beate shvaizr, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Iraq about the activity and programmes of the Mission in Iraq. (more…)

11/18/2011 |

Baghdad / with held the Tripartite Committee on the affairs of the missing Kuwaitis its 34 in Geneva attended by representatives of Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the International Red Cross.

and opened the agenda with a speech by the International Committee of the Red Cross, followed by the word Iraq, delivered by Minister of Human Rights, and then the word of the Kuwaiti delegation, followed by the Saudi delegation and other members of the observers, touched each side of the Iraqi and Kuwaiti to the possibility of developing a joint action between the parties to resolve the remaining of the outstanding problems regarding the issue of missing Kuwaitis in Iraq. ” , (more…)

-11-2011 News Release 11/232

Baghdad/Kuwait City/Geneva (ICRC) – With hundreds of people still unaccounted for as a result of the 1990-1991 Gulf War, the governments concerned have met in an attempt to shed light on their fate.

The 34th session of the Tripartite Commission, composed of representatives of Iraq, Kuwait and the 1990-1991 Coalition (the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Saudi Arabia), has just been held in Geneva under the auspices of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).


Basra handed over the Kuwaiti government over port Safwan border in the province of Basra, on Monday, their Iraqi counterparts remains of 32 Iraqi military killed during the Second Gulf War, and it underscored the Kuwaiti Committee for Prisoners and Missing the existence of difficulties in clarifying the fate of missing Kuwaitis in Iraq, the embassy denied Iraq and the existence of tension between the two countries.


On the sidelines The visit of the Minister of Human Rights To the delegation of the Republic of Iraq participating in the work of the session 16 His Excellency visited the headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross In Geneva on the morning of March 1 2011 He met with the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Dr. Jakob Kellenberger, Mr Jakob Kellenberger , And, Mr. Chairman of the Committee welcomed His Excellency the Minister and His Excellency the position of Iraq collaborating with the Committee in its work in Iraq despite the circumstances surrounding this work, also thanked the sovereignty of His Excellency the Minister on this visit, which Reflect the interest of the Government of the Republic of Iraq, the humanitarian aspect, and that the Commission is working in several areas, including prisoners and missing persons and blind people liberty, and that this cooperation has been consolidated draft agreement with Iraq in the field of blind persons freedom to allow the Committee to carry out an important role in this aspect.