Iraqi Delegation Continues Consultations with Members of the Security Council
Continuation of the efforts of the Iraqi delegation to present its stance to review resolutions issued by the Security Council under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations , Iraqi delegation’s consultations continued with the members of the Security Council : Foreign Minister Meets Permanent Representative of China
Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari met on 15th. Jul. 2009 at the United Nations’ Head quarter with Mr. Liu Zhenmin Permanent Representative of China and after presenting Iraq’s point of view on the reviewing resolutions process according to his Excellency’s letter to the United Nations Secretary General and President of the Security Council which dealt clearly with the Iraqi stance in reviewing the resolutions , Foreign Minister Zebari expressed that Iraqi Government is looking forward for China’s support to Iraq to release Iraq from Chapter VII , His Excellency Zebari stressed that the importance is that the resolution to be issued by the Security Council includes a road map and clear timetable lead Iraq to liberate from burdens opposed on it under Security Council resolutions , and stressed that the release of Iraq from Chapter VII will not be at the expenses of Kuwait . And the contacts of Iraq now with the members of the Security Council accompanied by contact with Kuwait is to ensure to the brothers in Kuwait that Iraq respects international legitimacy resolutions and the independence and sovereignty of Kuwait.
Foreign Minister Meets Permanent Representative of France
Foreign Minister met on 15th.Jul.2009 morning with Permanent Representative of France and discussed bilateral relations between the two countries which is clearly developed in the last period, Foreign Minister mentioned the mission of the Iraqi delegation in New York, and the consultations with the United Nations Secretary - General and technical consultations by expertise of the Iraqi delegation with the Secretariat General of the United Nations on the preparation of the Secretary – General’s report to the Security Council in the next few days .
His Excellency presented Iraq’s stance from the reviewing resolutions’ process by Secretary – General’s report pointing to the need to translate the report of the Secretary – General to a work program includes clear timetable and road map lead Iraq to release from chapter VII. Stressing on the French stance and its ability in playing an active role in this regard ,Foreign Minister expressed that he is looking forward for Franc’s support to Iraq’s stance from the reviewing process of the resolutions.
Foreign Minister Meets Turkish and Libyan Deputy Permanent Representatives
Concerning to the keenness of the Iraqi delegation in receiving his message to all members of the Security Council, Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari met with Turkish Deputy Permanent Representative and Libyan Deputy Permanent Representative separately on 15th.Jul .2009 at the United Nations Headquarter, and after summarizing for both representatives the mission of the Iraqi delegation is the consultation with the Secretary – General and Secretariat General for the preparation of the report of the Secretary – General on the reviewing process of the resolutions and meetings conducted by the Iraqi delegation to get support for Iraq’s stance , and stressed on the report of the Secretary General should be transmitted to a work program and mechanism help Iraq to release from Chapter VII according to specific timetable and road map lead to achieve this goal . And stressed that Iraq is depending on their understanding for its stance and looking forward for their support, at the same time Minister Zebari pointed that the release of Iraq from Chapter VII will not be any way based on the international legitimacy resolutions regarding to independence and sovereignty of Kuwait. And Iraq’s Government Keenness to respect the expense of Kuwait in this aspect.
Foreign Minister Meets Kuwaiti Permanent Representative
Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari met on 15th. Jul.2009 with the Permanent Representative of Kuwait at the United Nations Headquarters , His Excellency presented the activities of the delegation during his presence in New York concerning the consultations with the Secretary – General and Secretariat General concerning the preparations for report of the Secretary – General on the reviewing process of the resolutions due to Security Council resolution 1859 , and Iraqi Government’s efforts to release from Chapter VII , his Excellency stressed to the Kuwaiti Permanent Representative that Iraq is looking forward to liberate from burdens opposed on it due to Chapter VII from the Charter will not be on the main expenses of Kuwait in respecting independence and sovereignty of Kuwait , and to be misunderstood that the reviewing process of the resolutions is to exceed international legitimacy resolutions in this regard .
His Excellency stressed that the release of Iraq from Chapter VII and returns normally to the international community will also be benefit to Kuwait too, pointing to Kuwait’s role in assisting Iraqi people to get rid off the Former Regime , and also stressed on the deep relations between the people of the two countries Iraq and Kuwait , his Excellency requested the Permanent Representative to convey this message to the brothers in Kuwait and this is the stance of the Government of Iraq which hopes to solve the issues inherited form the former regime through mechanisms of bilateral cooperation between the two brotherly countries .
And also Foreign Minister Zebari and accompanying delegation met with Croatian Permanent Representative, Deputy Representative of Vietnam and Deputy Representative of Burkina Faso and presented to the members of the Security Council the Iraqi stance from the reviewing process