Iraq approaches the end of CH VII and Onward to CH VI

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BAGHDAD / Press-term

Iraq announced, on Wednesday, he was approaching the exit from Chapter VII and understandings conducted with the Kuwaiti side capable of moving to “Chapter VI”.

The Kuwaiti Prime Minister Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah arrived on Wednesday morning, to Baghdad on an official visit was scheduled in May last year but it was postponed for technical reasons.

And signed both Iraq and Kuwait, the end of last May, two memoranda of understanding concerning the arrangements for the physical maintenance of the common border and the financing of the construction of a residential complex in Umm Qasr.

The UN Security Council issued a year (1993) Resolution No. (833) which provides for the demarcation of the border between Kuwait and Iraq, and the extended length (about 216 km), and the application of the decision in part by the former regime to the deduction of large swathes of Iraqi territory and annexed to land Kuwaiti territory included in the Safwan area and in Umm Qasr area since the mid-nineties became a whole within the limits of the State of Kuwait.

At a press conference held by Iraqi Foreign Minister with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah, said Zebari signed six agreements with Kuwait in all fields, while stressing that Iraq has fulfilled all its obligations incurred by him in Chapter VII with Kuwait and will move to Chapter VI, said Kuwaiti Foreign Minister that his country would be the United Nations should be out of Iraq from Chapter VII.

Zebari said at the conference which was attended by (range Press), “The Iraqi government signed during the visit of the Kuwaiti delegation headed by Kuwaiti Prime Minister Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation yesterday, six memoranda of understanding and agreements between the two countries, including a memorandum of understanding between the two institutes diplomats of Iraq and Kuwait , and a memorandum of understanding on an executive program on cultural affairs for cultural relations between the two countries, and an agreement in the field of environment, the Convention in the field of higher education and scientific research, and the Convention in the field of air transport services, and the Convention on Economic and Technical Cooperation. “

He added Zebari said “Iraq and Kuwait have made significant progress and tremendous in the course of their relations especially through the fulfillment of Iraq, a majority or all of its obligations incurred by him through the provisions of Chapter VII, which ruled the relationship between Iraq and Kuwait after the invasion of Kuwait by Saddam’s regime last,” stressing that “we we have reached impressive results rid of this responsibility on Iraq. “

He Zebari that “today’s meeting was to plan and look to the future outside the framework of Chapter VII and binding decisions via normal relations between the two countries to achieve a true partnership of economic and trade between the two countries,” pointing out that the two sides traded “a set of ideas about how to develop economic and trade cooperation and investment between the two countries, We agreed on a set of next steps to consolidate popular relations between Iraq and Kuwait through the promotion of relations between universities and academics, parliamentarians, athletes and delegations folk art and heritage. “

The Zebari said “the Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait and the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq Sivhban together to deliver the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Security Council messages about Iraq’s implementation of its obligations out of the provisions of Chapter VII, this progress came after the effort and talks art tortuous and thorny,” adding that “the cooperation of the parties The sincerity and the will made a lot of common outstanding matters, particularly maintenance of border markers that أنجزناها completely, Kuwaiti prisoners and missing Kuwaitis and Kuwaiti property. “

Zebari pointed out that “the Security Council issued a resolution will be transferred internationally Iraq dossier from the provisions of Chapter VII to Chapter VI,” revealing “The presence of international support for the two countries in order to close all these files and look forward to a prosperous and bright future between the two countries.”

For his part, Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah, in a speech at the conference, said, “This visit comes to complement the high-level visits between the two countries in the past year and the first half of this year 2013,” and expressed his hope that “complemented by a more high-level visits between the officials of the two countries. “

He Sabah expressed his happiness “transfer phase exceeded the outstanding issues between the two countries to future cooperation better, it has accomplished in the visit of Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, in the 27 of last May, the State of Kuwait that is required as a state of Kuwait and the Republic of Iraq on the obligations under resolution 833 and signed an agreement to form a committee for the physical maintenance of frontiers. “

He said Kuwaiti Foreign Minister “We in Kuwait would be very glad the exit of our brothers in Iraq from Chapter VII, until Iraq becomes loose from all restrictions, and it becomes a fundamental pillar in the growth and prosperity of this region, which has suffered a lot,” stressing that “Iraq from the big and influential in our region and represents a fundamental pillar of security and stability. “

The morning that “Kuwait and the Republic of Iraq, understanding fully transferring responsibility for follow-up remains of Kuwaiti prisoners of war and the National Archives of the Kuwaiti Special Representative under Chapter VII to the United Nations Mission in Iraq under Chapter VI, and this has been communicated to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the President of the Security Council and the Secretary-General will his report to the Security Council in the middle of this month and will be discussed in the Security Council later this month this subject, so that Iraq has fulfilled its obligations under the resolutions of the Security Council under Chapter VII. “

The Kuwaiti Foreign Minister that “this visit inaugurates a new start for cooperation between the two countries and we are keen to be intense between the two countries and support the continuation of the relationship and filed and تعضيدها all these elements that represent the success of the relationship between the two brotherly countries and their peoples.”

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