For her part, Kaag
expressed her countrys willingness to forge closer cooperation with entrepreneurial Iranian companies.
Sohar Port and Freezone welcomed Kaag
and van Asch, along with a high-level delegation, on Tuesday.
The political parties must have consensus to elect the Lebanese president," Kaag
also expressed strong support for the efforts of Prime Minister Tamam Salam to promote political consensus, and reiterated the call for political accountability of the country's leaders towards their citizens.
then said that the unprecedented accomplishment of the mission wouldn't have been possible without the cooperation of the Syrian authorities.
SOUNDBITE (English) Sigrid Kaag
, Special Coordinator of the joint mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW):
wouldn't comment on these reports, but said in the interview that there were "a number of queries" about Syria's initial declaration of its chemical agents "and a number of member states have expressed their concern.
is the Dutch diplomat leading the joint mission by the UN and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to destroy Syria's chemical stockpile.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made his appointment of Kaag
known in a letter addressed to Azerbaijan's UN envoy Agshin Mehdiyev, who holds the rotating presidency of the Security Council.
Marine Chris Kaag
chose the second option--but he decided to take it a step further.
, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), who is on a working visit in Tunisia.
Fighting has now spilled into Saudi Arabia, reportedly causing 240 villages to be evacuated and more than 50 schools to be closed," Sigrid Kaag
, UNICEF's regional director for the Middle East and North Africa, said in a statement.