Iraqi deal – Kuwait to settle outstanding issues

30/04/2012 0:00

Joint Committee meeting culminates the signing of cooperation protocols 
Baghdad – morning, 
finally, was able to diplomacy and statesmanship, Iraq – Kuwait to overcome the legacy of heavy behind the dictatorial regime, when they agreed to start the settlement of all outstanding issues through cooperation protocols in common. This is the developments in the issue of relations, Iraq – Kuwait ” a good omen, “the two countries, especially that they together would own the largest production and stocks of crude oil in the world, which opens the doors wide range of investment cooperation, and Etsidan economy in the region with the leadership of Iraq to the Arab world. After long negotiations lasted until late yesterday evening, it was agreed Iraq and Kuwait to resolve a large part of files “joint oil fields, borders, waterway, debt and compensation and the issue of Chapter VII.” said Omar Abdel-Latif, the representative of the “morning” content in the Rashid Hotel, where she held joint committee meetings, the committee was held yesterday, two rounds morning and evening. 
and transfer Abdul Latif, the representatives of both sides as saying: “The first round saw a positive atmosphere between the two sides,” while resulted in the second round (extended) on the signing of cooperation protocols and agreements on financial matters, borders and political cooperation. 
He continued: “The two sides agreed to work to end all problems and transit to the stage of genuine cooperation and serious and concrete on the ground. ” 
and told the Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi, “morning,” said the talks were positive and constructive, and was resolved a large part of the issues of debt and reparations. For his part, Minister of Oil Abdul-Karim and coffee for the “morning”, he was agreement on the activation of the technical committee of oil between the two countries to boot to the signing of a memorandum of understanding on joint oil fields. while the Foreign Minister of Kuwait, the “morning” his country’s readiness to resolve all the issues on the agenda. 
and transfer of Abd al-Latif from sources inside the meeting room as saying that the two sides signed memoranda of cooperation on the organization of navigation in the Khawr Abd Allah and the other includes the formation of a committee for cooperation between the two countries, as has been around three to four memorandums of understanding on double taxation and the protection and promotion of investment and economic cooperation, where the Iraqi side promised to study and signed during the visit of Prime Minister of Kuwait Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad the morning for Baghdad during the next term. The two sides of Kuwait headed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al-Sabah and Iraq headed by Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari had started yesterday morning Bembagesat bilateral and described as “important and articulated” to resolve the outstanding issues between the two countries. Prior to the meetings of the Iraqi – Kuwaiti Joint Higher, met Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki at his office yesterday, the official Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister and the delegation accompanying him. The al-Maliki said in a statement issued by his office had received “morning,” a copy of it, is optimistic the results of the High Joint Committee between Iraq and Kuwait as to promote relations between the two countries and two peoples. He called on Prime Minister to open the prospects for cooperation and exchange of visits at both official and popular, pointing out that he had confirmed this in his meeting with Kuwaiti media delegation on a visit to Iraq. 
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