Council of Ministers approved a draft law allocates $ 300 million to compensate for Kuwait Airways

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Tuesday 20 March 2012 13:57 GMT

Sumerian News / Baghdad
decided to Iraq's cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill that allocates $ 300 million to settle a lawsuit Kuwait Airways built on Iraqi Airways, while also decided to extend the holding company (ArmorGroup) security to protect the Baghdad airport for three months. said the spokesman Government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement received "Alsumaria News," a copy of it, "The Council of Ministers decided at its second session, held on Tuesday approved a bill allocating $ 300 million to pay for the KAC to settle the lawsuit filed by it on the lines Iraqi Airways and the Iraqi government. " Al-Dabbagh said that the project is to ensure "drop judgments and pledge not to establish any claims of a future," noting, "The Council also agreed to extend the holding company (ArmorGroup) security to protect the Baghdad International Airport for a period of three months and as of 1/4 / 2012 until the completion of the referral and the signing of the contract. " The media advisor to Prime Minister Ali al-Moussawi said in an interview for "Alsumaria News" that Iraq and Kuwait, agreed during the visit by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on the fourteenth of March current, to settle the issue of compensation lines Kuwait Airways by paying $ 500 million, stressing that the agreement was based on two parts, the first text that pushes Iraq is part of the amount in compensation in cash, with the text of the second to allocate a portion of the amount of the founding airlines shared with Kuwait. The Ministry of Transport in ( May 28, 2011), that Kuwait has frozen more than a million and a half million dollars belonging to Iraqi Airways in Jordan, while Kuwait called not to enter any party to the outstanding problems between the two countries, called for Jordan to take positive positions. and detained the British authorities, in the (April 25 2010), an Iraqi aircraft flew from Baghdad to London after the cessation of flights between the two countries as long as 20 years old, and was on board 30 passengers of Iraqis and foreigners, including Transport Minister Amir Abdul-Jabbar, director of Iraqi Airways, Kifah Hassan, who was detained last by the judicial authorities of the British , because of the action on the Kuwaiti damage to the aircraft by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, demanding payment of one billion and 200 million for Kuwait Airways. and demanded Kuwait Iraq since the invasion in 1990 to pay $ 1.2 billion dollars, as compensation for the takeover of 17 aircraft owned by airlines Kuwait, the Valley of the 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 the liquidation and cancellation of the company and offered for sale to civil companies, and also decided to cancel all the administrative structures associated with them, while retaining its staff after the sale to a private company.