Tuesday, 06 March / March 2012 14:39
Said government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh that the Council of Ministers decided to form a ministerial committee to prepare for the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to Kuwait on March 14 now.
Dabbagh said in a press statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it today, “The committee will discuss the outstanding issues between Iraq and Kuwait and the preparation of all the primitives required to enable the government delegation which will visit Kuwait, under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister to negotiate with the Kuwaiti side to find solutions that preserve the interests of Iraq and its people and end the problems encountered in the development of a positive relationship between the two countries and two peoples and an end to the problems inherited. “
The Iraqi government announced on November 14 last that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki received an invitation from his Kuwaiti counterpart to visit Kuwait to discuss outstanding issues between the two countries and find ways to solve them.
He has paid an official visit to Kuwait in mid-February of last year and discussed bilateral relations and the outstanding issues between the two countries.
And who are the outstanding issues between the two countries, the issue of compensation paid by Iraq to Kuwait and Kuwait’s position of withdrawal of Iraq from Chapter VII of the United Nations and the issue of border demarcation between the two countries and the file missing Kuwaitis in Iraq during the Gulf War in 1990 “in addition to the creation of Kuwait Port Mubarak in the site sees Iraq, said he hurt Iraq.
The UN Security Council decided in August of last year’s lifting of most international sanctions imposed on Iraq, except for compensation of Kuwait by Iraq, which is to pay 5 per cent of oil export sales of Kuwait.