Maliki announced an agreement with Kuwait on the border of land and Airlines
Editor: NK - Wednesday, 14 March 2012 @ 12:28 GMT / Al-Sumaria News
Sumerian News / Baghdad
Said Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, on Wednesday, the agreement with the Kuwaiti leadership to settle the issue of land border demarcation between the two countries in addition to the issue of Iraqi Airways, as he emphasized his Kuwaiti counterpart that his country is determined to overcome the obstacles to resolving the outstanding issues with Iraq.
Maliki said which began on Wednesday an official visit to Kuwait last for two days it had been agreed with Kuwait to "settle the issue of land border between the two countries and the issue of Iraqi Airways."
Maliki said in a press statement after meeting today with National Assembly Speaker Ahmed Sadoun he had a "good faith and the will strong and hard to find a final solution to all problems, issues and obstacles left behind by the former regime in its invasion of Kuwait, "asserting that the things that got the former" would not pose an obstacle to search between the brothers for the best of circumstances and relationships that serve the process of stability and common interests. "
Maliki stressed that "Iraq adopts In his foreign policy approach to solve all its problems according to the contexts and diplomatic relations and common interests away from the interventions in the affairs of others, "and added that" sincerity and strong will if there Fsnntha solutions not in favor of one party, but for the benefit of both countries. "
For his part, Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, "We have instructions from the leadership in Kuwait to lift all obstacles to resolving the outstanding issues with Iraq."
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki met during his visit to Kuwait today, emir, Sabah Al-Ahmad, as well as his meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak, and confirmed by the parties, the the importance of closer relations and to proceed to terminate all outstanding issues, and deepen "the interdependence historic" between the two countries, while stressing blessed to attend the Arab Summit to be held in Iraq by the end of this month.
Sources Kuwaiti diplomatic On Monday (12 March 2012), that Kuwait agreed to drop all the debt owed by Iraq for the latter's consent to the demarcation of the border with it in accordance with the resolutions of the United Nations, said that Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, will sign this agreement formally during his upcoming visit to Kuwait, then submit it to parliament for approval.
And led the file of compensation to Iraqi Airways to political problems between Iraq and Kuwait following the recent lawsuits to freeze funds in Jordan and Britain in early 2010, which caused 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 companies, civil, and decided to also cancel all the administrative structures associated with them, while retaining its staff after the sale to a private company. Demanding Kuwait since the invasion in 1990 to pay $ 1.2 billion, in compensation for seizing 17 aircraft belonging to Kuwait Airways.
The UN Security Council issued Resolution No. 833 in 1993, which provides for the demarcation of the border between Iraq and Kuwait, which has a length of 216 km, through the formation of an international commission to demarcate the border between the two parties, which was rejected by the regime of President Saddam Hussein first, but it was approved by the end of 1994, following international pressure , and Iraqi officials confirmed that the demarcation of the border between the two countries were by force, and led to the deduction of Iraqi territory in terms of Safwan and Umm Qasr area, as well as reducing the area of territorial waters.