Denied the Kuwaiti embassy in Iraq, Friday, is made in a number of media on the granting of equity investment in Kuwait to Iraqi figures to “Scott” for the construction of the port of Mubarak Al-Kabeer, stressing that the construction of the port is sovereign and will be in accordance with United Nations resolutions and the Law of the Sea.
The Kuwaiti ambassador to the insured in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “one Iraqi lawmakers accused me through some of space stations to grant shares of investment in Kuwait to the number of Iraqis to Scott on the draft Port of Mubarak the Great,” ambassador did not mention the name of the member of parliament, pointing to the “The stock ownership in the country for non-Kuwaitis is contrary to the laws.”
He insured that the “draft Port Mubarak Al-Kabeer sovereign and taking into account the needs of navigation for ships destined for ports all Iraqi, as well as commitment to the Law of the Sea and the resolutions of the United Nations.”
He insured that “was reported in the media on the maps provided by the Iraqi delegation to Kuwait to indicate that the port consists of 60 port is baseless,” noting that “it is adopted and approved by the Kuwaiti Government is 13 port and there is no plans or directions to increase the number. “
The Kuwaiti ambassador said, on May 30 last, that his country shared with the Iraqi delegation visited days before the documents indicate the lack of impact of port Mubarak on shipping in Iraqi territorial waters, stressing the desire to preserve the common interests, while the proposed shared management’s Creek Abdullah.
He said the Kuwaiti Ambassador, that “his country had the responsibility of the Humanitarian Operations Center for a period of ten years in order to help the Iraqi people to preserve the dignity and morale during the early stages of the war,” pointing out that “has been sending medical teams Kuwaiti and medicines to treat the wounded Iraqis in several areas, in addition to providing assistance pension core “.
The ambassador was the Kuwaiti ambassador in Iraq, also criticized, on May 30 last, a way to address a number of members of the Iraqi Council of Representatives and the Council of the nation of Kuwait and the Iraqi media crises that occur between the two countries, saying they fuel the situation, as he emphasized that the debt owed by Iraq back to the periods before Saddam Hussein’s regime, can not be canceled without a law passed by the Kuwaiti National Assembly.
The Iraqi Transport Minister Hadi al-Amiri said, on May 27 last, said that Kuwait’s decision to build a port Mubarak Al-Kabir near the coast of Iraq’s violation of UN resolution by the Security Council No. 833, As explained that the waterway, Iraq will be part of the port of Kuwait, confirmed that the construction of the port up to water boundaries drawn by resolution 833 and it a great injustice on Iraq.
While stressing the Kuwaiti embassy in Baghdad in a letter to the Ministry of State for Foreign Affairs of Iraq, on May 28 last, to build a port Mubarak will be in shallow waters and within the territorial waters of Kuwait, noting that it will be drilled channel qualifies smooth traffic without impeding the direction of Umm Qasr, With considered that the actions to be taken to build a port for the approval of UN resolution 833.
And proceeded to Kuwait to build the port of Mubarak the Great, the sixth of April, after exactly one year of the Declaration on the development and the Iraqi transport ministry the foundation stone for the construction of the port of Faw Iraq, and drew the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Development Minister of Kuwait Ahmed Al-Fahd that the project, which is contracted to create Hyundai Korean, involves the big goals, and achieve the hopes and aspirations of the Kuwaiti people, and would turn Kuwait into a financial and commercial center at the regional and global levels, officials believe the Iraqi experts that the port of Kuwait will diminish the importance of Iraqi ports, and restrict navigation in the Canal Creek Abdullah, leading to the ports of Umm Qasr and Khor Al-Zubair, and make the draft port of Faw worthless.
The Ministry of Transport has developed, in April of last year 2010, the foundation stone for the port project Faw, who has by his designs the core container terminal length of 39 thousand meters, and a berth last a length of 2000 meters, as well as an arena for containers with an area of more than one million m 2, and another arena of multi-purpose area of 600 thousand m 2, with an absorptive capacity of the port 99 million tonnes annually, while total cost for the establishment of four billion and 400 million euros, it is hoped that the connection port line of the railway linking the Persian Gulf in northern Europe through the ports of Iraq and Turkey, a project which known as the “dry canal”