Baghdad refuses to recognize the border with Kuwait without guarantees

Date: Thursday, 03.01.2012 9:12

 Baghdad / term
Baghdad confirmed that the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to Kuwait will develop appropriate solutions to file port Mubarak of Kuwait, while affirming that they will not recognize the common border between the two countries without assurances from them.

Arrived and Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari yesterday to Kuwait to prepare for Maliki's visit Kuwait and the delivery of the official invitation to attend the Baghdad summit provided by President Jalal Talabani to attend the Arab Summit to be held in Baghdad at the end of next March
Zebari discussed with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah to resolve the outstanding issues in the relations between the two countries and the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's visit to Kuwait.

Zebari met with Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, yesterday afternoon, in Bayan Palace, and gave him a formal invitation from the president to attend Arab summit conference of the 23 which will be held in the capital Baghdad on the 29th of March.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah and Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah.

On the other hand, search Hoshyar Zebari, with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah to resolve the outstanding issues in the relations between the two countries and the Arab summit in Baghdad and the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to Kuwait during the month of March next, in addition to exchange views on developments in the Arab situation, including the presidency of the State of Kuwait the next Council The foreign ministers of Arab countries.

During the meeting, emphasizing the climate to address all outstanding issues between Iraq and Kuwait, according to the basis of common interests and mutual respect and respect for international legitimacy resolutions.

The talks dealt with the two ministers of Iraq and Kuwait are also ongoing developments in Syria and the regional situation and the security of Persian Gulf.

Advisor to the Prime Minister said Mary Rayes said Maliki is determined to resolve all outstanding issues, especially those related to building a port Mubarak and its repercussions.

Rais added in a statement to the extent that al-Maliki visited him yesterday, trying to be more effective to resolve the outstanding issues and most important intended by al-Maliki, according to Rais is intensive talks to exit Iraq from Chapter VII.

It concluded that the Rais to the Kuwaiti side expressed its readiness to discuss the outstanding issues as well as assurances that the Kuwaiti side of Baghdad, attending a summit to be held at the end of March.
Afterthought by saying that the ground was now more appropriate than ever and that the appropriate atmosphere, especially after I watched the more countries that were strained our relations with them have expressed their full support for the Baghdad summit, referring them to the Saudi side.

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry announced, Tuesday night, (February 28 present) and the arrival of Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari to Kuwait Emir of Kuwait to deliver a formal invitation from President Jalal Talabani to attend a summit of Baghdad.

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki had agreed during his meeting with Kuwaiti ambassador in Baghdad to the insured, in (February 14 now), to visit Kuwait before the Arab summit, while the latter stressed his country's desire to develop relations with Iraq in various fields.

It is hoped that the upcoming Arab summit in the capital Baghdad, in the 29 of March next, with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in the 25 of February, the current, that the Arab League told us that the summit would be great at the level of leaders and presidents.

And at the same A member of the Foreign Relations Committee in the House of Representatives and the representative of a coalition of state law, Sami al-Askari said that "the core issue of Kuwaitis are the limits, they want the Iraqi government to assure the United Nations recognizes Kuwait's borders present," noting that "Iraq can not give it easily without ensuring that a range of issues including a lack of impact that border on the Mlaanh. "

The UN Security Council issued Resolution 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 Saddam first, but it was approved by the end of 1994 after pressure international, and Iraqi officials insist that the border demarcation 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.

He said the military, which is close to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, that "the question of resolving the outstanding issues between Baghdad and Kuwait during Maliki's visit expected this month, based on the seriousness of the Kuwaiti government."

She stressed the United Nations Mission in Iraq, (8 December 2011), that Iraq and Kuwait have made little progress on normalizing bilateral relations, while noting that the two eternal willingness to resolve outstanding problems, expressed the hope that the visit of Maliki's visit to Kuwait to resume the work of the Joint Committee.

And intends to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's visit to Kuwait to discuss the files of common interest.

In the same vein called the Iraqi List led by Iyad Allawi to be Maliki's visit Kuwait good and resolve all outstanding issues between the two countries and Ashour said in a press release received the long version of it on Wednesday that "the relations of Iraq and Kuwait was characterized by post-2003 development, understanding and hope to live up to high levels to ensure the future of the two peoples and to forget the past and not to the Iraqi people the mistakes of the former regime, "explaining that" the withdrawal of Iraq from Chapter VII will contribute to ensuring the relationships that benefit the two peoples of Iraq and Kuwait. "and by Ashour about the" wishes of his list to be Maliki's visit Kuwait, key relationships new horizons of more sophisticated and resolution of any differences that exist between the two countries so as to enhance the joint Arab action that you see the Iraqi List, the most important features of the future of the industry practice of the new Iraq and Arab cultural role.