Maliki to leave Kuwait and agree on a timetable to resolve differences
On: Friday 3/16/2012 6:41
Baghdad / term
Ended Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to visit Kuwait to agree on common ground to resolve all the files between the two countries, within the short time scales, while in the government adviser described the talks as good.
On the other hand, expressed the Iraqi List led by Iyad Allawi hopes that the visit has achieved the results, emphasizing the continued existence of the outstanding problems between the two countries.
A statement issued by Maliki's office and got the "long a copy of it, said," Is Minister Nuri al-Maliki concluded his visit to Kuwait, and returned the morning the delegation accompanying him to Baghdad, "noting that" the visit resulted in agreement on a number of issues and outstanding issues between the two countries. "
The statement said that "the two sides agreed on the principles and frameworks to solve all common files, within the short time scales.
For his part, said Fadel Muhammad Advisor to the Prime Minister, who was accompanied on his visit to Kuwait, al-Maliki that the return of Kuwait was the end of the platform because of the official visit.
Mohammed said that "the return of al-Maliki in Baghdad yesterday morning was due to completion of the official visit of the Platform as the agenda of the visit is over the entire yesterday evening."
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki arrived in Kuwait yesterday morning to visit the official said about them, it will take two days to search the files of common interest.
The Kuwaiti sources have indicated that the return of al-Maliki in Baghdad yesterday morning was due to expectations of exposure to the dust storm Baghdad.
He added that "the announcement of the visit was a two-day meant that the second day is dedicated to the returnand not to hold talks between the two countries."
Mohammed described the "talks with Kuwaiti officials as positive and was able to resolve some outstanding issues between the two countries," he said, adding that there are some files are still pending between the two countries. "
Internally, expressed for the Iraqi List MP Mohammad Iqbal hoped that the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to Kuwait fruitful in the application of what has been agreed upon between the two sides.
Iqbal said in a press statement received the long version of it yesterday that "Iraq today is in dire need to restore confidence with the Kuwaiti side, especially with the Gulf states in general, because there's a certain lack of confidence in these countries against the current Iraqi government and the previous governments in order to remove Iraq from Chapter VII of the UN resolution. "
He added that "what has been agreed with Kuwait can be considered as a good start in case the actual application of these agreements, because we have seen previous agreements and visits of this visit is hampered in the field of application of what has been agreed upon."
He continued, "There are small problems and the other with Kuwait and large believe that the solution of small ones on the airline's debt as a subject is beginning to find solutions to the problems of other and more important, including the issue of border demarcation and the port of Mubarak."
Iqbal pointed out that "there must be insistence and determination to fulfill what was agreed upon and should not be just a courtesy visit rather than a fruitful for resolving the crisis, particularly as we are heading to the Arab summit at the end of this month."
He described the Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, who was among the entourage of the owners, the talks held by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki with the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Prime Minister of Kuwait as "very successful"
A political source revealed, on Wednesday 14 March 2012, the Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki ended his negotiations with his Kuwaiti counterpart Jaber Al-Mubarak agreement to re-install and maintenance of border signs, and while pointing out that the parties agreed to hold a joint higher committee meeting after the end of summit Baghdad, confirmed that al-Maliki concluded his visit to Kuwait, yesterday evening, after the signing of the agreement settling the issue of airlines.
He also stressed media advisor to Prime Minister Ali al-Moussawi said in press statements yesterday that Iraq and Kuwait agreed to settle the issue of compensation Kuwait Airways by paying $ 500 million, stressing that the agreement was based on a two-fold, the first text to pay Iraq as part of the amount in compensation cash , while the text of the second part of the amount allocated to establish a joint air lines with Kuwait.
And demanded that Kuwait Iraq since the invasion in 1990 to pay $ 1.2 billion dollars, as compensation for the takeover of 17 aircraft owned by Kuwait Airways, and led this file to the political problems between Iraq and Kuwait following the recent lawsuits against Iraqi Airways to freeze their funds in Jordan and Britain in early 2010, which led later to take the Iraqi Council of Ministers decided in May of the same year and the abolition of the liquidation of the company and offered for sale to companies, civil, and also decided to cancel all the administrative structures associated with them, while retaining their owners after the sale to a private company.
It is noteworthy that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, arrived on Wednesday (14 March 2012), on top of high-level delegation to Kuwait on an official visit will last for two days, during which he met with Kuwaiti officials to discuss several outstanding issues between the two sides.
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