Iraq and Kuwait sent a joint letter to the United Nations request the United Nations that the legal responsibility in the implementation of the maintenance of border markers in accordance with the Security Council resolution 833 concerning the demarcation of the border between the two countries.
The Permanent Representative of Kuwait to the United Nations, Ambassador Mansour Ayyad Al-Otaibi in a press statement that "the joint letter we send them yesterday with Iraq's ambassador to the United Nations, Hamid al-Bayati, the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations for Political Affairs Lynn Pascoe to hold a tripartite meeting between him and the two parties this week to consider taking the necessary procedures to start a maintenance project marks the border between the two countries. "
Al-Otaibi stressed the desire of Kuwait and Iraq that the United Nations legal responsibility in the implementation of project maintenance of border markers in accordance with the Security Council resolution 833 concerning the demarcation of the border between the two countries.
He said that the implementation of resolution 833 on the ground that the handsome atmosphere appropriate to build confidence and push the bilateral relations between Kuwait and Iraq to the broader horizons of people of both countries reap the fruit.
He noted the recent positive developments witnessed by the relations between the two countries marked by the mutual visits at the highest level and the participation of Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in the recent Arab Summit held in Baghdad.
He also noted the joint higher committee meeting recently in Baghdad, which resulted in the signing of a memorandum of understanding to regulate the movement of shipping in the Valley, Abdullah.
On the issue of prisoners and missing persons and Kuwaiti property, said Ambassador Al-Otaibi it had discussed at the meeting of the Joint Supreme Committee of the latter in Baghdad and that the talks continued, explaining that "this humanitarian There are no differences around him and that Kuwait appreciates the efforts made by the Iraqi government recognizes that without Iraq's cooperation in these two cases will not be able to achieve real progress in them so we hope that efforts are continuing as there is still 370 missing, not detected on the fate and the state archives is still missing. "
And whether Iraq has cooperated in the last period will lead to his release from under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, Ambassador Al-Otaibi, "We are currently working with Iraq to help him get out of Chapter VII of the Charter and this is the goal we seek, it is in everyone's interest and in order to achieve security and stability in the region to be the implementation of international obligations and close all files. "
The maintenance project marks the border has been postponed several times since February 2006 when he visited a technical team from the United Nations request the border area and remove the housing from Iraq and abuses that obscure vision between the boundary markers.