Speaker Nujaifi: Kuwait and Iraq are sincere in ending issues and resolving debt during the year

Speaker Nujaifi: Kuwait and Iraq are sincere in ending issues and resolving debt during the year


Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama Al-nujaifi said in an interview with the newspaper (the day), on the sidelines of the 19th Conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union in Kuwait, “the missing files and archive between Iraq and Kuwait have made significant progress and that the compensation and debt file will be resolved during the year.”

Al-nujaifi said in the newspaper interview published Friday, that “eject Iraq from Chapter VII requires a letter from Kuwait for the Security Council to take a positive about it,” go hard for both countries to normalize their relations and close all files, stressing that Kuwait’s intentions toward Iraq are good, especially after the fulfilment of his many commitments. “

And whether the request of Kuwait, Iraq in support of out of Chapter VII, especially after the completion of the restoration of boundary markers, said in Tehran that “the recent period has seen several issues such as borders and navigation in the Khawr Abdullah, and compensation for farmers, there are in my missing and archive”.

And in “the remaining issue is the subject of reparations and debt, with the time either to get a bilateral agreement requires the letter from Kuwait to the Security Council even engage positively about Iraq out of Chapter VII or to keep things to pay full compensation and I think that in the future year will be folding this file in all cases go to the normalization of relations and the closure of this file”.

And tricks some Iraqi statements that harm the relationship with Kuwait, Al-nujaifi said “Iraq a democratic country it is normal that there will be voices a different opinion and to be heard, as well as Kuwait, we are happy to sound but there are policies of the State going and bilateral agreements, the aim is to establish normal relations between the two countries either commit all people in a particular direction, this is not possible.”

He continued speaking, “I don’t think that these votes here or there affect the nature of the relations between the two countries, and I think it is natural that there will be voices of opposition we emphasize good will solve all files”.

And disputes about maritime boundaries and the port of Mubarak, said Iraq “issue is still under negotiation between the two countries with an international partner, the United Nations must reach agreement, it is necessary to do this.”

And on the possibility of forming an International Committee to follow up the matter and demanded the Iraqi Government, Al-nujaifi said that “Parliament is not involved in this matter and consider it a question of the Government and the House of representatives ratified the agreements between the two countries when offered, and offered us the issue of Khor Abdulla, and cooperation agreements between the two countries, and it must be approved, and should discuss things between the two sides, the Government is empowered to resolve these issues.”

Tehran, explained the position of the Syrian situation “Syrian situation concerned all Iraqis and not all political forces agree on what is happening in Syria.”

He said “it is important to give people a chance to get to the polls and choose whom he approved democratic frameworks.”

And about his vision for the future of the political process in Iraq, the Iraq that “optimism is always, and this is our country and we must fix it, errors are most of the Iraqi political forces know this fact and seek to remedy the situation, understanding can occur between the various political forces, whether ideological or nationalist, hope exists.

Tehran said that the “Kuwaiti investments in Iraq, and we hope that there will be economic cooperation and increase investments in Iraq.”

The House speaker Osama Al-nujaifi, left, on the 10th of April 2013, the capital city of Baghdad at the head of a delegation of high-level parliamentary delegation on an official visit to Kuwait to participate in the meeting of the 19th Conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union to be held in Kuwait with the participation of the heads of parliaments from 18 Arab countries.