Iraq appreciates Kuwait's position on the file of compensation

raq, Kuwait eighth position to postpone the payment of war reparations again for another year, while stressing the need for cooperation between the two countries in economic and financial fields.Said Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari said in a statement issued on the sidelines of a meeting with the Ambassador of Kuwait in Iraq Ghassan Al-Zawawi, he said that "Iraq appreciates again the position of the State of Kuwait to postpone the payment of war reparations for another year," noting that "it will help Iraq in the preparation of the budget process and realistic."

Zebari stressed the need for "cooperation in the economic and financial fields for the interest of the two countries and the two brotherly peoples and the need for Iraq to support both his brothers politically and economically at this stage to confront and defeat terrorism and to overcome the current economic challenges."
The postponement is the second after Iraq's request in October 172 014 postpone the payment of $ 4.6 billion in compensation from the destruction of oil facilities in Kuwait during the occupation of the country in 1990-1991lsndouk Gulf War reparations for a year.