Sabah al-Maliki and discuss regional problems in the relationship between the two countries
26/12/2011 15:17

Erbil, 26 December / December (Rn) - Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki with his Kuwaiti counterpart Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah in the outstanding problems between the two countries for years and in a telephone call Ojeriah earlier Monday.

And experience of diplomatic relations between Iraq and Kuwait tension on the differences already exist since the invasion in 1990 and in particular the debt and Chapter VII to the crisis by the Port Mubarak that he says that the Iraqis will lead to narrowing of the waterway. The debt consists of Kuwait to Iraq from the losses suffered by the oil sector in Kuwait in addition to the losses suffered by the government ministries and buildings during the invasion of Iraq led by Saddam Hussein. Al-Maliki said in a statement on the last port of Mubarak that the issue was assigned to the functional commissions to indicate whether the project Kuwaiti harm the economic interests of his country or not. Ruled out, Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari any negative impact.

A statement issued by the Iraqi Council of Ministers said that Maliki had "received a phone call from Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah" and through it in search of the outstanding problems between the two countries. He renewed the call for the owners of the morning to visit Kuwait. He expressed his willingness to cooperate to resolve all outstanding issues between the two brotherly countries. Maliki confirmed his readiness to visit the State of Kuwait as soon as possible without addressing the statement for further clarification. Nor did the Kuwait News Agency Official for the exact nature of the contact and only in a news brief saying, "During the call, the review of relations between the two countries and exchanged views on the issues of common interest."

Baghdad says that Iraq still subject to Chapter VII, "restricts the country and affect its independence." Iraq seeks to open multiple investment areas with the regional countries that have economic participants, including Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Kuwait, Egypt and other countries.