Syrian opposition leader meets Kuwaiti emir

Arab World Materials 9 December 2013 10:27 (UTC +04:00)

Head of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) Ahmad Jarba met Kuwait's emir Sheikh Sabah IV Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Sunday at Daru Selwa Palace in easternKuwait.

While official Kuwaiti news agency KUNA did not supply details about the meeting, it noted the attendance of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Hamad al-Sabah.

Kuwait's Foreign Minister had said in a statement earlier that Jarba's visit was "important and well-timed." Alongside the humanitarian crisis in Syria, he stated they would discuss preparations for the Geneva-2 Conference expected to be held in January and the International Aid Conference for Syrians.