Parliament members call for resolving the demarcation of a border, Iraq – Kuwait prior to negotiations
Although out of Iraq at the end of last year from the countries that imposed obligations under Chapter VII, but that its obligations with Kuwait under Chapter VII, specifically the commitments on the issue of missing nationals and property of Kuwait and third countries and confirmed the Government of Iraq’s readiness to continue in a maintenance project its border with Kuwait In accordance with Security Council resolution No. 833 of 1993, is not over.
The UN Security Council issued resolution No. 687 in the April 3, 1991, which was established several committees of the United Nations, including the Planning Committee of the international border between Kuwait and Iraq.
Under the UN Security Council Resolution No. 833 which was issued on 27 March in 1993 provides for, the adoption of the findings of the team demarcation of Kuwait-Iraq border has promised its own demarcation of the border once and asked to respect that decision and commitment, non-violation of the bilateral border between Kuwait and Iraq, including border shipping .
It was only after the formation of the current government, appeared flexibility Kuwaiti and clear desire to end the outstanding issues with Iraq, and has reflected this desire through the visits of Kuwaiti officials, which was the most important, the visit of Prime Minister of Kuwait to Iraq in January 12 last, followed by a visit by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on 16 February.
Maliki agreed with the Kuwaitis during that trip to the formation of joint committees between the two sides to end the outstanding issues, as initiated meetings of these committees and discuss the outstanding issues, particularly the border issue between the parties.
Despite these mutual efforts between the parties, but there is concern Iraqis and a sense of “injustice” and the dissatisfaction of some officials, the Iraqis, who feel that these things was necessary for her to be deducted from the Security Council before starting negotiations with the Kuwaiti on the demarcation of the border.
The MP said the Iraqi List, the white high Nassif: “The former regime is responsible for all decisions issued by the UN Security Council, and that the Iraqi people do not bear these resolutions and sanctions against him.”
She added: “The issue of demarcation of the border is a sensitive issue, has inflicted on Iraq oppression and injustice of her puppies, the fact that resolution 833 issued by the Security Council, issued without taking the opinion of Iraq has, as well as the issuance of a UN resolution on the border between the two former did not occur in the history of the world ” .
When he called in the Kurdistan Alliance MP Mahmoud Othman, the Iraqi and Kuwaiti parliaments to discuss these issues carefully and accurately, and to agree on points can resolve the outstanding problems between the two countries through it.
Osman said: “There are many delegations proceed from Iraq to Kuwait and vice versa, but that so far have not seen any progress or results related to solving the outstanding problems with Kuwait.”
He added: “It was a must on the Iraqi side, to discuss other topics with the Kuwaiti side before proceeding to discuss the subject of borders, such as the issue of debt, compensation and other issues.”
It called the National Alliance MP Abdul Hussein Abtan, the State of Kuwait to cooperate with Iraq to end all the issues outstanding, including the border issue. He also called on the Iraqi delegation negotiating to patience and endurance in order to end these conflicts and resumption of normal relations with Kuwait.
He said: “The issue of the border with Kuwait should be solved, being a sister of the mission in the region must build a balanced relationship with them, as we want the same building relationships with the countries of the world, especially neighboring countries.”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs agreed with the Kuwaiti side of the formation of joint committees between the two parties to discuss and resolve the issue of border demarcation between the two parties.
The file includes Iraqi-Kuwaiti relations a lot of outstanding issues highlighted by the large compensation is still paid by the Iraq due to Saddam’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and the position of Kuwait from Iraq would emerge from Chapter VII of the United Nations, as well as the demarcation of the border between the two countries and the remains of missing Kuwaitis.
According to these implications remain subject to negotiations between the parties, and the extent of the insistence of the Iraqi delegation to demand their rights, and the response of the Kuwaiti side and transparency in the negotiations.
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