Wednesday, July 18, 2012 14:32
Reached the Minister of Transport Hadi al-Amiri today to the State of Kuwait.
A source at the Ministry of Transport, told all of Iraq [where] on Wednesday that “the Ameri arrived at the head of a delegation from the Ministry of Transport to Kuwait is scheduled to meet Palmsaoliyn Kuwaitis to discuss several common files, including the issue of Iraqi Airways and claim Kuwaiti filed against it.”Come and visit of the Minister of Transport Hadi al-Ameri, a day after the Council of Ministers authorized the authority to negotiate with the Kuwaiti side on the mechanism of payment of the $  million dollars to the Kuwaiti side for the purpose of settling claims on Kuwait Kuwait Airways debt.
He has attributed the Ameri on 8 July and the current momentum on the presence of all Iraqi Airways to the lack of sufficient aircraft because of the lawsuit and called on the Kuwaiti based on the airline to develop alternative plans for any emergency.
The Kuwait called on Iraq since the invasion of the former regime in 1990, paying $ 1.2 billion, in compensation for seizing 17 aircraft belonging to Kuwait Airways, and led this file to the political problems between Iraq and Kuwait following the recent lawsuits against Iraqi Airways to freeze their funds in Jordan and Britain in early 2010, which led later to take the Iraqi Council of Ministers decided in May of the same year the liquidation and cancellation of the company and offered for sale to companies, civil, and also decided to cancel all the administrative structures associated with them, while retaining its staff after the sale to a private company “.
The Ministry of Transport on 28 May last that Kuwait has frozen more than a million and a half million dollars belonging to Iraqi Airways in Jordan, while Kuwait called not to enter any party to the outstanding problems between the two countries and called for Jordan to take positive positions.
And detained by British authorities, on April 25, 2010, Iraqi aircraft flew from Baghdad to London after the cessation of flights between the two countries as long as 20 years old, and was on board, 30 passengers of Iraqis and foreigners, including Transport Minister Amir Abdul-Jabbar, director of Iraqi Airways, Kifah Hassan, who was detained the latter by the British judicial authorities, because of the action on the Kuwaiti damage to the aircraft by the former regime’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990, demanding payment of one billion and 200 million for Kuwait Airways. “
And demanded that the Kuwaiti company in front of London’s High Court to pay Iraq $ 2.1 billion, and asked the director of Iraqi Airways to provide disclosure for the property of his company, under oath, charging through the attorneys Kuwait Airways David Schori, Iraqi Airways to refuse to fulfill their obligations and perjury oath, fraud and mislead the court.