al-Maliki’s upcoming visit to Kuwait

Iraq: the issue would be discussed at the port of Mubarak al-Maliki’s upcoming visit to Kuwait

05/02/2012 10:09
Port Mubarak

Baghdad, February 5 (Rn) – The Iraqi government said on Sunday that discuss the issue of the establishment of the Kuwaiti port of Al-Mubarak will be displayed in the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s visit to Kuwait. It is hoped that the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Kuwait at the beginning of the month of April next . chancellor said in the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Mary Rayes told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that “Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki would present the concerns of Iraq from damaged shipping of the establishment of the port of Mubarak and puts the solutions to the settlement.” The Kuwaiti Information Minister Hamad Jaber Al-Ali said in an interview with the site (the Arabs today) on Friday that the file of Port Mubarak will not be on the agenda of the visit of Iraqi Prime Minister expected to Kuwait. added Rais said that “Iraq is looking forward to solve all minor problems between Iraq and Kuwait, including the withdrawal of Iraq from Chapter VII and the port of Mubarak and Kuwaiti debt “indicating that” there is a desire between Iraq and Kuwait to strengthen bilateral economic and activation of investment projects between the two countries in the next phase. ” The Iraqi government announced on Friday its desire to resolve and close the file of Kuwaiti debt through the implementation of investment projects for Kuwaiti companies in Iraq. and the Iraqi government announced, on 25 May last, to send high-level committee of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Transportation as well as the Iraqi navy to Kuwait to follow up the impact on waters of Iraq’s territorial port of Mubarak, who intends to build, noting that it will determine its position according to a report of the Committee. It is noteworthy that Kuwait began, the sixth of Last April, the establishment of the port of Mubarak Al-Kabeer in Bubiyan Island near the Iraqi coast, after exactly a year to develop Iraq’s transport ministry the foundation stone for the construction of the port of Faw, causing the outbreak of the crisis between the two countries. At the time saw him as the Kuwaitis that Mainahm will have the results of economic and strategic task, confirms officials and Iraqi experts that the port of Kuwait will reduce the importance of Iraqi ports, and restricts the navigation in the Khawr Abd Allah channel leading to the ports of Umm Qasr and Khor Al-Zubair, and makes the project port of Faw worthless. and threatened to Iraq earlier resort to the United Nations in the case discovered the existence of economic damage and shipping may be caused by the port of Kuwait. Following threats of “Iraqi Hezbollah”, published on Web sites to hit the port of Kuwait in the event was built, the Kuwait Bthhid its troops near the island of Bubiyan for fear of attacks by some groups. From: Jafar Allonan, RN and fulfillment Zangana