Bahrain General Commends Military Ties With Kuwait
BAGHDAD: Iraq and Kuwait are cooperating in the search for Kuwaiti missing and properties, Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Sunday.
“Cooperation of Iraq and Kuwait is ongoing for the search of Kuwaiti missing and properties,” Zebari said during a meeting with Beat Schweizer, ICRC’s representative in Iraq.
Zebari and Schweizer discussed outcome of talks between Iraq and Kuwait which were held within the joint commission that met last week, particularly the “humanitarian file.” Zebari and Schweizer discussed the activities and programs of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) in Iraq, a foreign ministry statement said.
Zebari said a number of proposals were offered, during the commission meetings, to continue the search for the Kuwaiti missing and properties, even if it took the ICRC or UN supervision to help Iraq in that respect.
Both men, meanwhile, discussed the search for the missing Iraqis and Iranians in areas of Fao and Majnoon.
Meanwhile, Commander-in-Chief of Bahraini Defense Force Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmad Al Khalifa lauded in Manama, Sunday, deep military relations between Bahrain and Kuwait.
Meeting a visiting delegation of the Kuwaiti Mubarak Al Abdullah Joint Command and Staff College, Al Khalifa spoke highly of existing cooperation in the sharing of experience and cooperation in the military field.
He also stressed the significance of boosting military coordination and cooperation between both countries.
He noted now that the GCC member states are moving from just cooperation to the phase of a union, more efforts need to be exerted in order to ensure coordination at all levels, including military, with a view to notching up such an end.
The Kuwaiti military delegation is here for a one-week-long visit aiming to exchange experience and further bolster bilateral military cooperation.