Al-Maliki urges Kuwait to open new chapter in relations
2/14/2012 5:29:00 PM | Gulf News

BAGHDAD, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki on Tuesday urged the State of Kuwait to put all the bad memories behind and let bygones be bygones.
"Iraq is eyeing new relations with all Arab countries, particularly neighboring Kuwait, based on mutual respect and trust," Al-Maliki said in a meeting with Kuwait's Ambassador here Ali Al-Moamen.
Al-Maliki called on the State of Kuwait to forget about the bad memories of Saddam Hussein regime's occupation of Kuwait and to open a new chapter with Iraq.
For his part, Ambassador Al-Moamen said that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is eager to develop ties with Iraq at all levels.
Al-Moamen renewed HH the Amir's invitation to the Iraqi Premier to visit Kuwait.
In response to his invitation, Al-Maliki said he plans to visit Kuwait ahead of the coming Arab Summit, to be held in Iraq.