Baghdad, July 8 (Rn) – The Iraqi Ministry of Transport on Sunday that the agreement concluded by the Iraqi government with its counterpart in Kuwait last March did not write on paper so far.
The two sides announced their agreement to settle the debt back to the Gulf War prevented from Iraqi Airways flights to the west, and the agreement provides for payment of $ 300 million in cash to Kuwait and $ 200 million to set up a joint airline.
The adviser said the ministry Karim Nouri, told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that “the agreement between the Government of Iraq and Kuwait on Iraqi Airways has not written on paper so far did not sign.”
Nouri explained that “the signing of the agreement may be dependent on the movement of the committees and some delay routine and we hope to do the deal,” stressing that “the reason for the delay is not due to political reasons.”
The theme of Iraqi Airways is part of the long-standing dispute between Iraq and Kuwait on the billions of dollars in damages for invasion of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein of Kuwait in 1990-1991.
The agreement with Kuwait, the Iraqi government on the sidelines of a visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki at the head of a ministerial delegation to set timetables for resolving the outstanding issues that stand a barrier to exit Iraq from Chapter VII.