Al-Kadhimi announces the formation of the Higher Political Committee for Negotiation between Iraq and Kuwait

  • 22-08-2021, 18:55
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    Baghdad - INA

    Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi affirmed, today, Sunday, that the government is serious and determined to discuss all outstanding issues between Iraq and Kuwait, while announcing the formation of the Supreme Political Committee to negotiate these files.

    The Media Office of the Prime Minister stated in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "Al-Kadhimi and Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah chaired today the expanded talks between the Iraqi and Kuwaiti delegations, and the meeting discussed all files to enhance cooperation between the two countries, in the sectors of the economy, Health, trade, investment, energy, transportation, and others.
    The Prime Minister indicated, according to the statement, "the Iraqi government's readiness to cooperate and work with the Kuwaiti government in a manner that embodies the historical brotherly relations between the two countries, in a spirit of mutual respect, and a sincere desire for joint cooperation to strengthen and develop relations in all fields, in order to achieve the aspirations of the two brotherly peoples." .

    Al-Kadhimi praised the position of the State of Kuwait in standing by the Iraqi government and supporting it in achieving its economic aspirations, which include implementing the goals stipulated in the white paper, achieving reform in the public and private sectors, and developing the banking sector, as well as economic and commercial ties with neighboring countries. for Iraq."
    He expressed his aspiration for "converging governmental efforts between Iraq and Kuwait to set the date for holding the meetings of the eighth session of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti Joint Ministerial Committee in Iraq, where more than two years have passed since the convening of the last seventh session, and Al-Kadhimi expressed Iraq's desire to strengthen bilateral relations, and exchange Official visits between the two sides.

    Al-Kadhimi stressed that "the government is serious and determined to discuss all outstanding issues between Iraq and Kuwait, as the Supreme Political Committee was formed in this regard to negotiate the outstanding issues with the State of Kuwait."
    For his part, the Kuwaiti Prime Minister, Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, thanked "Iraq, the government and people, for their role in searching for the remains of the missing Kuwaiti victims of the former regime, and praised the distinguished role of Mr. Al-Kadhimi's government in the region, and the convergence of views and this is what The region needs it right now.

    Al-Sabah stressed "the importance of standing with Iraq, especially after its war against ISIS, and its defense of the world and the region in the battle it led against terrorism."