The world shouldn’t waver in adversity: Kuwait
KUWAIT: The world should not waver in the face of growing adversity, the Kuwaiti foreign minister told his counterparts in the countries that form the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) yesterday, citing the COVID-19 pandemic as an unprecedented challenge .
As the world continues to face challenges ranging from conflicts and crises to disasters and pandemics, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nasser Al-Sabah urged NAM member states, amid talks held by Serbia by liaison video, navigating the COVID pandemic with “optimism”. The Kuwaiti minister said that the ‘core mission’ of the Cold War era bloc has remained unchanged since its inception in 1961, which is to ensure a world where ‘peace and parity’ abound, as envisioned. UN resolutions and conventions.
“We stand alongside the international community in the pursuit of global justice,” the minister stressed, saying the world is facing difficulties on every street corner, the latest being the coronavirus pandemic. Regarding the COVID pandemic, he said she “caught the world off guard”, but hoped that the next time the bloc met, “the worst of the pandemic would have passed.” – KUNA