Foreign Ministry: Close 30 files of missing Kuwaitis, whose remains were found in the Muthanna desert
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated: "The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Multilateral Affairs and Legal Affairs, Dr. Qahtan Taha Khalaf, headed the Iraqi delegation, which includes in its membership representatives from the Ministries of Defense and Health, to participate in the work of the meetings of the Tripartite Committee session (52) and the Technical Subcommittee session (118) concerned with research On the missing Iraqis and Kuwaitis as a result of the Second Gulf War in 1991, held in the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Amman, under the chairmanship of the International Committee of the Red Cross, with the participation of representatives from the sisterly State of Kuwait, the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and the Republic of France, and in the presence of representatives of the United Nations Assistance Mission Iraq (UNAMI) as an observer.
The meetings dealt with discussing the efforts exerted in the context of searching and investigating the missing, where the agent expressed the keenness of Iraq, the government and the people, to exert the utmost levels of cooperation based on the foundations of brotherhood and in line with Iraq’s international obligations in this regard and the requirements of this humanitarian file.
During these meetings, 30 files of missing persons, whose remains were found in the Muthanna Desert (Samawa) during the years 2019 and 2020, were closed, and their identities were identified after matching the DNA with their families.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its sincere condolences and solidarity with their families, stressing that it will spare no effort to continue working with other concerned Iraqi institutions and brothers in the State of Kuwait and friendly countries in cooperating in order to reach the lofty goals of ending this humanitarian file./ End 9[/rtl]