An official statement reveals details of the expanded talks between the delegations of Iraq and Kuwait

An official statement reveals details of the expanded talks between the delegations of Iraq and Kuwait

Sunday, August 22, 2021 | 06:18 PM

An official statement reveals details of the expanded talks between the delegations of Iraq and KuwaitPrime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and his Kuwaiti counterpart chaired the expanded talks between the delegations of Iraq and Kuwait. A statement by Al-Kazemi’s office stated that “Al-Kazemi and Al-Sabah chaired, today, Sunday, the expanded discussions between the Iraqi and Kuwaiti delegations, as the meeting discussed all files to enhance cooperation between the two countries, in the sectors of economy, health, trade, investment, energy, transportation, and others.” The Prime Minister affirmed the Iraqi government’s readiness to cooperate and work with the Kuwaiti government in a manner that embodies the historical brotherly relations between the two countries, in a spirit of mutual respect and a sincere desire for joint cooperation. To strengthen and develop relations in all fields; In order to achieve the aspirations of the two brotherly peoples. Al-Kazemi praised the position of the State of Kuwait, in standing by the Iraqi government, and supporting it in achieving its economic aspirations, which include implementing the goals stipulated in the white paper, achieving reform in the public and private sectors, and developing the banking sector, as well as economic and commercial ties with Iraq’s neighboring countries. He expressed his aspiration for concerted governmental efforts between Iraq and Kuwait; To set the date for holding the meetings of the eighth session of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti Joint Ministerial Committee in Iraq, since more than two years have passed since the last (seventh) session, and Al-Kazemi expressed Iraq’s desire to strengthen bilateral relations and exchange official visits between the two sides. He stressed that the government is serious and determined to discuss all outstanding issues between Iraq and Kuwait, where the Supreme Political Committee was formed to negotiate the outstanding issues with the State of Kuwait. For his part, Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah thanked the Iraqi government and people for their role in searching for the remains of missing Kuwaiti victims of the former regime, and praised the distinguished role of the Al-Kazemi government in the region, and the convergence of views; This is what the region needs at the moment. Al-Sabah stressed the importance of standing with Iraq, especially after its war against ISIS, and its defense of the world and the region in its battle that it led against terrorism.

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