UN report: timid progress in Baghdad out of Chapter VII
On: Friday 9/12/2011 6:39
BAGHDAD / long
said the United Nations Mission in Iraq, said Thursday that Iraq and Kuwait have made little progress on normalization of relations between them, while noting that the two countries expressed their willingness to resolve outstanding problems, he hoped that contribute to the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's visit to Kuwait to resume the work of the Joint Committee between the two countries.
The head of the United Nations Mission Mart Kubler in the report submitted to the UN Security Council, on the sixth of December, the current, "Iraq and Kuwait, a record of little progress on normalization of relations between them, according to the roadmap set out by the report of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, issued in 2009 under Security Council resolution No. 1859 of 2008, "asserting that" the Kuwaiti side expressed its good will toward Iraq, Iraqi officials also confirmed a similar position in turn. " The Kubler that "there is a need for more efforts to promote confidence between the two countries and facilitate solutions to address the outstanding issues between them," adding that "both countries had expressed their quest to improve bilateral relations, particularly through mutual visits at the level of officials from the first row earlier this year 2011, as well as the formation of the Ministerial Committee for the Supreme Iraqi-Kuwaiti. " He Kubler he urged "during the recent talks on the implementation of Iraq's obligations in relation to item Chapter VII as indicated in the road map as soon as possible," and expressed hope that "the work of Iraq and Kuwait to resume work of the Commission soon after the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the expected to Kuwait. "
The Iraqi government announced in mid-November, that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's invitation from his Kuwaiti counterpart Nasser Hamad to visit Kuwait, to discuss outstanding issues between the two countries and find ways to solve them.
The Kubler that "Kuwaiti stressed the importance of the message sent by the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki renewed where the borders of Iraq by land, sea and in accordance with Security Council Resolution 833 issued in 1993, "pointing out that the Kuwaitis," responded positively to the proposal put forward by the need to Ablane implementation of the obligations of all of Iraq's mentioned in Chapter VII of priority at the present time as projects of border management and maintenance and compensation and the transfer of farmers. "
noteworthy that the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, urged Iraq, in November 16 last, to fulfill its obligations to Kuwait, in particular Security Council resolution No. (833) on the demarcation of the border to get out of the penalty provisions of Chapter VII of the Charter United Nations, as the UN Security Council in December 2010, to keep the immunity to Iraqi funds and extension of the deposit of Iraqi oil revenues into the Development Fund of Iraq to the United Nations to the end of the year 2011, which is a continuation of the policy of imposing sanctions on Iraq under Chapter VII .
. Chapter VII of the 13 articles, is the resolution 678, issued in 1990 to expel Iraq from Kuwait by force of the provisions of this chapter, Iraq is still under Tailth because the survival of the issue remains of Kuwaiti prisoners and missing persons in Iraq, and Kuwaiti property, including the archives of the Amiri Diwan The Crown Prince's Court and the issue of environmental awards and oil which do not relate only to the State of Kuwait and other Arab countries and some companies.
Iraq has been under since 1990 under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations imposed after the invasion of Saddam's regime the State of Kuwait in August of the same year, this item allows the use of force against Iraq as a threat to international security, in addition to freeze large amounts of its assets in the financial world banks to pay compensation to those affected by the invasion of Kuwait. To, the accused member of the Foreign Relations Committee, the parliamentary Rafi Abd al-Jabbar Noshi, the State of Kuwait as exploit Iraq out of Chapter VII, including the expansion of boundaries and water.
The Noshi in a statement: There will be a move by the three presidencies (the Republic, deputies, ministers) to discuss the exit Iraq from Chapter VII, noting: that Iraq is carrying United Nations representative in Iraq, Martin Kobler during a visit to Mr. Ali al-Sistani, as well as officials, resolve the file Kuwait, and the statements of Kubler-positive.
The MP for the National: The only drawback for the withdrawal of Iraq from Chapter VII is one of Kuwait , adding that Kuwait would use Iraq to exit from this item, and by expanding borders, water, construction of a port Mubarak, and also the issue of compensation and Kuwaiti prisoners of war, noting that other countries in the Security Council and especially the U.S. and Britain used many cards against Iraq for the gains of more than , in this case.
On the other hand, he called leader of the Reconciliation Movement, and the representative of the coalition in Iraq Abdul Khader Taher, the government move to Kuwait and influential countries of the Security Council to get out of the seventh item, and give assurances to them.
Taher said Iraq must take advantage of all opportunities available to him to pour (Pull) out from Chapter VII, and that by moving to Kuwait and the countries that have the effect of the Security Council, especially related directly to item VII, and give them assurances that Iraq is all about ways of civilization.
and MP for Iraq to be a file out of Chapter VII as a means to sound the drums of politicians to mislead year and have their words slogans only, indicating that this responsibility lies with everyone.
He explained: that Iraq now carries two files; first: put the speaker Osama Najafi, a meeting of the States of the four strong in the region (Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Iraq). And the other: the role of government in discussion with the Secretary of the Syrian Arab League Nabil el-Arabi during his visit Baghdad.
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