Iraq says that the cancellation of the fourth phase of the port of Mubarak does not mean the demise of the damage

Iraq says that the cancellation of the fourth phase of the port of Mubarak does not mean the demise of the damage

07/07/2012 18:36

Baghdad, July 7 (Rn) – The Iraqi Ministry of Transport Saturday that the cancellation of Kuwait for the fourth phase of the stages of building the port of Mubarak, but an important step but it does not mean the end of the damage that may inflict upon the first three phases on the navigation of Iraq. The Kuwaiti government has announced yesterday that it stopped the fourth stage of the stages of the Port Mubarak as a damage to the navigation of Iraq. The Iraqi political sources expressed fears that concluded the government signed an agreement with Kuwait serving resolving a number of outstanding issues compared to abandon Baghdad intercepted on Port Mubarak.adviser said the ministry Karim Nouri, told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that “turn off the fourth phase of the port of Mubarak does not mean that the early stages do not constitute a hazard to navigation Iraq,” but he also said “it shuts down with the fourth stage is to stop the greatest threat.” He said.explained Nouri be “off the fourth stage we consider a goodwill gesture and we hope that is reflected approach to resolving the rest of the files with Kuwait.” The Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has conducted a round of talks lasted one day and one in Kuwait in March last was described as “successful” and resulted in ending the dispute over debts of Iraqi Airways. and put Kuwait in April last year the foundation stone for the construction of the port of Mubarak Al-Kabeer in Bubiyan Island, which lies in the far north-west Persian Gulf, and is the second largest island in the Gulf (890 square kilometers) after the island of Qeshm Iran. saw Baghdad and other Iraqi cities protests over the Project Kuwait because of what it said about the Iraqi government that it would hurt navigation Iraq. According to Iraqi experts that the port will make the Kuwaiti coast extends over a distance of 500 kilometers, while the would be limited to the coast of Iraq in an area of 50 km, warning that the project may cause a new political crisis between the two neighbors on the grounds that it would lead to “strangle” the only sea port of Iraq. From: Raman Brosk. Open: Abdullah Sabri

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