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Kuwait says to hold Syria donor meeting by end of January

Dec. 24, 2012 6:11 A.M. (Updated: Dec. 24, 2012 6:11 A.M.)
MANAMA (Reuters) -- Kuwait will hold a donor conference to gather humanitarian aid for Syria by the end of January, the emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al Sabah, said on Monday.

Speaking in Bahrain at the opening session of the annual summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council, a grouping of six oil-exporting Gulf Arab countries, Sheikh Sabah said Kuwait was acting in response to an invitation by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.
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