Maliki inaugurates new phase of Iraqi-Kuwaiti relations; New York embraces the final arrangements for the exit from Chapter VII

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13/06/2013 12:00 AM

confirmed Iraq, said he will open a new era with Kuwait in cooperation and to develop political and economic relations to wider horizons in all areas, to deepen the bonds of trust between the two countries and overcome the legacy left behind by the dictatorial regime defunct turn the page on the past.

This comes at a time revealed the sources said that Iraq will travel next weekend to New York to finalize arrangements for his release from Chapter VII end of the month, after the approval of Kuwait and ensure the vote Russia agree to it.

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki met with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Sabah, who arrived in Baghdad before noon on Wednesday, at the head of a ministerial delegation on an official visit where they discussed the development of relations between the two brotherly neighbors and the outstanding issues between the two countries at the forefront of support for Iraq would emerge from Chapter VII, and signed a number of agreements and memorandums of understanding included aspects of economic and trade and cultural, environmental and diplomatic and transport.

statement said the prime minister had received «morning» copy of it on Wednesday: The «Maliki held a bilateral meeting with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, confirmed through transmission of the relationship between Iraq and Kuwait into a new phase», adding that «this The meeting was followed by a joint meeting attended by members of the two delegations of Iraq and Kuwait ».

statement noted that al-Maliki said in a speech opened the session of the Joint Meeting: The «Iraq would not only override the crisis, but will open with Kuwait, a new era of cooperation and the development of political and economic relations, and in the areas of investment and energy and transport and the environment », calling« businessmen and Kuwaiti private sector to take advantage of the investment opportunities of the many available in Iraq, and hold a joint conference of businessmen from both countries to discuss opportunities for cooperation in this field ».

For his part, Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah «opened a new phase in relations Iraq – Kuwait, we passed through processing heavy legacy turn the page on the past, to the relations of the widest in all areas ».

For his part, Foreign Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah, during the meetings that the state sent a letter to all members of the UN Security Council and the United Nations, Please report meet Iraq with its obligations although Endowment of them can be treated within Chapter VI, the price of the officials in the Iraqi government «positive role and construction shown by the people and the Government of the State of Kuwait to help Iraq out of the provisions of Chapter VII of the UN Charter, after the fulfillment of all its obligations under Security Council resolutions relevant ».

In a joint statement the two sides of Iraq and Kuwait came after the end of their meeting yesterday, stressed the «strengthening and developing bilateral relations and push for new horizons and further communication and coordination at all levels, reflects the level of development in the bilateral relations between the two countries».

statement added that he «was signed a number of agreements and memorandums of understanding included aspects of economic and trade, cultural, environmental, diplomatic and transport », indicating that the two sides« agreed to proceed with the work to strengthen the process of bilateral cooperation in all fields and work to open new horizons to achieve the aspirations of the leaderships and peoples of the two countries, and continue and continue coordination and consultation regarding all regional and international developments and work on strengthening security and stability in the region ».

statement noted that «the Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait expressed his thanks and appreciation greeted him and his entourage of hospitality and honor of their brothers in Iraq during this visit».

in the meantime , informed sources revealed »Sabah» Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari will travel next weekend to New York to finalize arrangements for the withdrawal of Iraq from Chapter VII.  Sources said he will be in the 27 of this month, the vote by the Security Council on Iraq would emerge from Chapter VII to Chapter VI after the approval of Kuwait and ensure the vote Russia’s approval.

At a joint news conference gathered counterpart Kuwait Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah on Wednesday, described Zebari visiting Prime Minister of Kuwait and his accompanying delegation to Baghdad, and agreed to work to remove Iraq from Chapter VII of the UN Security Council b »History».

between Zebari said «relations, Iraq – Kuwait has helped to stimulate trade and economic relations between the two countries», indicating that «made and messages that will be delivered to the Security Council is the culmination of a series of cumulative of meetings and joint action, which worked on during the past ten years» .

said Zebari that «the past year has seen a quantum leap in relations between the two countries, and determined to accomplish and end all these files that will restore Iraq to normal», adding that «will be early next week, providing the agreement between Iraq and Kuwait, the secretary-general of the United Nations, which is expected including the issuance of a decision to close all the files between the two countries, after Iraq paid the remainder upon from war reparations to Kuwait »

Kuwait’s Foreign Minister, said during the conference that after «visit Zebari to Kuwait was agreed understandings and translated messages of the Secretary-General of the United Nations to help Iraq directed chapter seventh to sixth », stressing that« the Security Council will discuss the developments of the situation between Kuwait and Iraq at the end of this month, as a prelude to remove Iraq from the sanctions imposed on it ».

Moreover, Search House Speaker Osama Najafi with the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah bilateral relations between Iraq and Kuwait and ways of developing them to serve the interests of the two brotherly countries in addition to the issue of exit from under Chapter VII.

stressed Najafi said in a statement to the Department of Media for the House of Representatives received «morning» copy of it on Wednesday, the «need to turn the page on the past and open a new page in relations between the two countries is based on the basis of trust and mutual respect and cooperation, saying «ready parliament to vote on the bilateral agreements between the two countries, thus contributing to the return to normal relations». He also drew Najafi to «the importance of joint cooperation to consolidate the foundations of brotherhood and love between the two brotherly peoples, especially with a desire to Iraq to build good relations with all neighboring countries, particularly Kuwait brother», pointing to the need to «continuous communication with the Kuwaiti National Assembly to strengthen relations in various fields» .

For his part, stressed Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah said the visit will contribute to achieving greater cohesion between the two brotherly peoples, and it’s a positive sign of a new era of love and brotherhood, peace and cooperation.

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