Iraq and Kuwait Lieberman agreements after 13 hours of talks the Iraqi-Kuwaiti
30/04/2012 13:39 News

"Gate of Iraq" BAGHDAD - Iraq has signed two agreements, Kuwait, the culmination of talks the Iraqi-Kuwaiti Higher Committee, which ended late on Sunday evening, the first agreement included the formation of a joint committee for bilateral cooperation in organizing the second navigation in the port of Khor Abdullah of Iraq.

Arrived Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah to the country on Sunday as president of his country's delegation at the meeting of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti Higher Committee agreed on the establishment in January of last year and held its first meeting in Kuwait in March 2011.

The Committee continued discussions about the Iraqi-Kuwaiti joint 13 hours prior to the closing session, which saw the drafting of two conventions.

Zebari said in a joint news conference with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah Akdah late yesterday evening that "the meetings of the second session of the acts of the Supreme Committee Joint Kuwaiti-Iraqi has had great success achieving substantial and concrete progress and written in a number of fundamental issues and basic."

"The minutes of the meeting of the Committee at its second session, select all the issues that the international obligations on Iraq by UN resolutions and issues that need to processors as well as issues in which a joint cooperation both in political cooperation, economic or investment or commercial."

He added that "the two sides reached important agreement on cooperation between the Governments of the two countries, the organization of work and activities of the Joint Higher Ministerial Committee between the Governments of Iraq and Kuwait."

He Zebari said that "the minutes of the meeting, which was signed also includes reference to research memoranda of understanding relating to double taxation and to encourage and protect investment and trade cooperation and economic and technical cooperation," adding, "it was to reach understandings in a constructive and positive participation of the President of the Investment Authority Sami al-Araji, and those responsible for the investment portfolio in Kuwaiti side. "

He explained that "talks held between the two sides discussed all the things and the outstanding issues between the two countries, including the Port Mubarak was agreed not to affect the navigation in the Khawr Abd Allah and the interests of Iraq."

He referred to "the signing of the protocol for the organization of navigation in the Khawr Abd Allah as security for the interests of both parties and commercial shipping."

He noted that "the two sides agreed on a number of protocols of cooperation in various fields will be signed during the visit of Prime Minister of Kuwait to Baghdad, expected in the fourth quarter of this year."

He added that "the two sides agreed to hold the third session of the Joint Ministerial Commission in Kuwait in March of next year," asserting that "Iraq today is not looking for a role in the region and compete with others, but his role of civilization and the real is not the force of the new Iraq a threat to anyone but will be a force for good and not for evil. "

He asserted that "Iraq will cooperate with all countries of the GCC spirit of constructive and positive and Alacah Iraq with the State of Kuwait is the entrance of the exam, which will open broad prospects in accordance with the constructive cooperation on the principle of mutual respect and non-interference and good neighborliness with all Arab states, especially with the brothers in Saudi Arabia and the State of Qatar. "

For his part, the Kuwaiti minister said that "what has been achieved today was the culmination of a visit to the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Baghdad and the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of Kuwait and the desire of the parties and their quest to establish the best relations to serve the peoples of the two brotherly countries and to achieve their interests."

He stressed "the importance of working hard and all of the sites to develop the work of the High Commission and the implementation of all agreements would move to the concrete practices of our institutions and by Haiatna Atelmusha so that the citizen and the reality."