Iraq and Kuwait inaugurate a new era of mutual cooperation

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Iraq and Kuwait inaugurate a new era of mutual cooperation

Post  Admin on Thu Dec 29, 2016 7:00 am

29/12/2016 0:00

BAGHDAD / morning / Alaa al-Taie
Iraq and Kuwait signed on Wednesday, the minutes of the meetings of the Joint Commission between the two countries for the sixth session, which culminated in an agreement on cooperation in various fields in the 28 sectors and the signing of the four pivotal documents in the fields of culture, industry, security and air transport, in addition to a memorandum of understanding between the two countries.

This came ahead of the conclusion of the visit, on Wednesday, First Deputy Chairman of the Kuwaiti Council of Ministers and Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, to Baghdad where he met with President Fuad Masum and Prime Minister Haidar al-Abbadi and Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri and Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, both individually .

 According to a presidential statement, received «morning», that infallible «welcomed the Minister of Sabah and his accompanying delegation», wishing him a «pleasant stay and success of this visit, including help to promote progress in the relations between the two neighboring countries in various fields, especially in the field of security in these circumstances that facing the whole region and the world. »

The statement added that «Foreign Minister conveyed the greetings of the Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to President infallible and his wishes steadily success, also congratulated the Minister Sabah, President of the Iraqi people and its armed forces Bhetwasal victories on terror Aldaasha», expressing his confidence in the »ability of Iraqis to defeat terrorism permanently in All the areas occupied by ».

The statement pointed out that «infallible listened to a detailed interview with the foreign minister expressed Kuwait's keenness on strengthening relations between the two countries through signing a number of agreements during the visit of understanding on security, cultural and industrial fields, air transport».

He also stressed Kuwait's foreign minister, according to the statement, «the State of Kuwait is ready to cooperate in the reconstruction of liberated cities and to help secure all the efforts that enhance the efforts in Iraq and his quest in this field».

Prime Minister also discussed with the Kuwaiti official «to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two brotherly countries in all fields and efforts to fight terrorism and his ideas as well as the battle to liberate Mosul and developments in the region».

The morning, according to a statement of the Information Office of the Prime Minister, «complete his country's support for Iraq in its war against terrorism and praised the role of al-Abadi in the leadership of Iraq to fight terrorism and strengthen bilateral relations» saying «blessed emir of the victories achieved by the Iraqi forces in Mosul and other areas».

He said the morning that «Kuwait pushing to mobilize the international effort to support Iraq because we believe that all countries exposed to the risk of terrorism, it is our duty to stand with Iraq to its important role in the region and the fight against terrorism».

Also, accept the parliament speaker for the morning when he received his accompanying delegation, «bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries which are in a state of stability, harmony and positive impact on the level of economic cooperation in order to ensure the interests of the two brotherly peoples».

The premier event in the visiting Kuwaiti Foreign Minister to his second Iraq, was the signing of the minutes of the meetings of the Joint Commission - the Kuwait-Iraq sixth session.

In this regard, said the foreign minister who signed the record of the Iraqi side, at a joint news conference with the morning attended by «morning», that «Iraq is keen to strengthen and build strategic relations with Kuwait», indicating that «the talks dealt with all issues of common interest between the two countries such as borders The prisoner security and economic and trade cooperation. »

He described al-Jaafari, the two brotherly relations as «distinct and based on a broad base of community mutual understanding and exchange of interests», and expressed his hope that the «private support for Iraq will continue and that he is fighting the fiercest enemy in history in his own name and the countries of the region and the world».

Foreign Minister stressed that «the concerted efforts of the members of the Joint Committee of the two countries contributed to progress in relations and strengthen cooperation and the signing of the two neighboring countries Minutes of meetings of the Supreme Joint Committee for the sixth session between the two countries, and will continue to work in earnest to resolve the issues between the two countries, such as borders and prisoners and missing persons and Kuwaiti property». He said al-Jaafari said «talks dealt with the follow-up achievements that have been achieved during 2016 and find mechanisms to activate the executive programs related to security and sensitive issues in addition to the economy, files, and investment to create a distinct character in the relationship between the two countries be a model for the relations in the region as well as cooperation in the air transport and rail ports areas and industry and border crossings for commercial and industrial area. »

In turn, the new Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, during the conference, emphasizing the «his country's keenness to enhance cooperation with Baghdad and to intensify efforts to maintain its position the firm to support Iraq in its war against (Daesh) and overcome the effects of terrorism and its implications which caused the displacement of thousands of families in different regions », pointing out that« serious touch of the Iraqi government to close the outstanding issues between the two countries since the nineties of the past century. »

The Kuwaiti minister also expressed «his country's keenness on supporting Iraq's military and security and joining the international coalition to eliminate the scourge of terrorism which threatens the dangerous world and the region», adding that «the Gulf in turn states keen on security and stability in Iraq, which will rise again and be a pillar of security and stability in the region ».

He said Sabah said that «relations between the two countries had made significant progress through the signing of cooperation agreements in various fields so as to contribute upgrading in the ancient relations», adding that «the talks dealt with the areas of diversified cooperation in sectors numbered 28 sectors from both sides, a positive indicator yielded sign 4 the centrality of documents in the fields of culture, industry, security and air transport in addition to the Convention on the memorandum of understanding between the two countries ».

Sabah affirmed his country's keenness on Iraq out of Chapter VII, noting that his country's decisions made about him and backed down and work for a stable and effective as the Kuwait International Alliance against «Daesh» hosted several countries officials to support the brotherly Iraq.


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