Iraq review the framework agreement with the United States Alastratja items

2016/8/16 12:55

[Where - Baghdad]

Iraq review the implementation of the strategic framework agreement signed with the United States in 2008 and withdrew under which US troops from the country in 2011.

A statement by his press office received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of the "Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, presided over the first meeting of the Higher Committee to follow up the implementation of the strategic framework agreement signed with the United States in 2008 at the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry, with the participation of a number of agents, general managers interior ministries , oil, planning, health, environment, culture, transport, industry, housing and reconstruction, and youth and Sports, and the National Security Agency after the cabinet approval of the proposed Ministry of Foreign Affairs to form a higher committee concerned with the management of shared files between US and Iraqi ministries in the framework of the strategic agreement under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim al-Jaafari to give effect to the terms of the agreement, and take care of common interests and face common dangers, and the development of the areas included in the Convention, and respect for sovereignty, and the service of the two friendly peoples. "

"The meeting concluded agreed that each ministry to submit its proposals to be formulated later bilateral agreement, or memorandum of understanding in the areas that concerned them, and benefit from the experience, and the possibility of their American counterparts, based on installed in the Convention text, activate the relevant committees, and to overcome obstacles joint committees, in addition to the need to condense the time of submission of proposals ministries, and to intensify efforts to hold meetings going on to complete the preparation work of the Iraqi committee papers, and approached the US side. "

Iraq and the United States and had been signed in November 17, 2008 Strategic Framework Agreement for a relationship of friendship and cooperation between the two countries, and emphasizes the "long-term relationship in the economic, diplomatic, cultural and security fields, based on the relationship of friendship and cooperation to the mutual respect and the principles and recognized standards of international law and to meet international obligations, and the principle of non-interference in internal affairs, rejection of the use of violence to settle disputes. "

The agreement also stressed "that the United States does not use the territory and waters and airspace of Iraq starting point or transit point for attacks on other countries and not to seek or request permanent bases or a permanent military presence in Iraq."

The agreement entered into force on the first of January 2009, after an exchange of diplomatic notes confirming the completion of the necessary actions of the parties to implement this agreement under the relevant window in both countries constitutional procedures.

And it indicates the second clause of section 11 of the Convention states that "This agreement shall remain in effect unless either Party provides written notice to the other party intent to terminate this Agreement, the termination shall be effective one year after the date of such notice."

Also it refers to "may be amended by this Agreement by mutual consent in writing and in accordance with the constitutional procedures in force in the two countries, and is subject to all cooperation under this Agreement with the laws and instructions of the two countries."