March 17, 2013 09:05 AM
Ambassador to Iraq revealed to the insured that he was approving the visit of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak to Iraq next month, noting that his visit «precede the convening of the Joint Supreme Committee, which will be in April also. The insured in a private meeting with «news» that his visit will be «fruitful and executive» and will be signed during the memoranda of understanding and agreements, noting that the joint committee will complement the results of the visit along with guaranteed «new agenda and other topics for discussion».
The insured: he was between Kuwait and Iraq several meetings was reached in which to agree on a lot of items, indicating that there is «understanding successful» on common fields «We agreed on all the steps which» and confirmed believer that relations between Kuwait and Iraq were not affected by the incident last and which background stopped the UN Mission for the complete maintenance of border markers and said «I do not think that affected relations ... And our democracy make us more understanding of the positions of the others ...
And he was meeting in Kuwait to UN officials Kalmserven the maintenance of border markers and political official in the office of Secretary General of the UN, and then go to Iraq to confirm what was agreed upon. Pointing to the existence of understanding and clarity for the continued maintenance of border markers.
Regarding my prisoners and property between the insured and there are changes for the better from the Iraqi side in this regard despite his reference to that file «thorny and difficult» and added: «We can not abandon the file is a human in the first place and file a moral and patriotic and must continue with it, whatever the circumstances and results».
In response to a question about being accused of providing gifts and exchange billions of dollars on Iraqi officials to induce them to stand by Kuwait regarding outstanding issues Ksaana marks the border and other issues, said «gift brings hearts but I did not Give any leading Iraqi politician whatever level» noting that he pays monthly salaries for a number of needy Iraqi families and that he had learned the culture of humanitarian work since he was working in this area, and he told his accusers' if this is gifts Vicherffine, either the courtship process or interests I'm not from this school.
Until the details of the meeting:
What are the latest developments on the border between Kuwait and Iraq after the recent events?
* Will abide by the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Council of Ministers.
How would you describe the situation on the border now?
* Calm is the main feature of our side, and there is communication between the Kuwaiti side to side brothers in Iraq who are doing their part in this area, and in fact there is a difference between the official and others where there are influences for us is logical for the loss of some information.
But overall UN resolutions and decisions of Iraq and Kuwait and the United Nations are all going duly rules and what happened was treated wisely and keep each interested party, in turn, remains the prevailing wisdom is in the treatment of the subject.
Do you back the United Nations Mission maintenance of border markers?
* Surely and quickly because this specific decision specific dates and companies that have contracts and there is no room for beyond those dates.
What was the reaction of the Iraqi government to the notes?
* There are technical teams working on the coordination with all respect to this aspect.
* Such as specialists on the ground Kalmserven the maintenance of border markers and political official in the Office of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the lady are responsible for the administrative side of this topic are in Iraq after meeting officials in Kuwait to confirm what has been agreed upon.
What is the size of responsibility then?
* Meeting in the area to work with the Iraqi brothers the presence of the United Nations and the Kuwaiti side of the political security and maintenance, as well as the Iraqi side and the atmosphere was good and there is understanding and clarity in the procedures necessary for the continued maintenance of border points.
To what extent damaged relations between the two countries after this incident?
* I do not think it affected we are there between us I do not doubt that he's obligations each hand positions and this is the democratic system and we are in our understanding of democracy makes us a better understanding of the positions of others.
In an earlier statement you talked about earlier meetings between Kuwait and Iraq and it was agreed that most of the files shared so what was agreed?
* There is between us and Iraq agreements as old as that there is a desire to revive many of the conventions that go into different fields of culture, security, economic and this was the basis for joint meetings and thank God arrived in Iraq and Kuwait to the implementation phase of the terms of these agreements Some take a decision and implementation needs to shift from political decision to diplomatic and technical support so that they start the implementation process.
For example, the issue of common fields was agreed upon and what about the agreement on the Ratqa?
* Regarding the common fields Yes no successful governed understanding of good relations and governed experiences between countries, and the Kuwaitis and Iraqis agree on all steps in this regard.
What about the visit of His Highness the Prime Minister to Iraq?
* Approved the date of the visit, which will be in April next, but we need to coordinate appointment process specifically.
Are precede the joint higher committee between the two countries?
* I believe that his visit will be preceded by the Joint Commission, which met and made decisions and these decisions, some in the implementation phase now and his visit will be fruitful, and will be approved memoranda of understanding and agreements and the High Commission complementary results of the visit along with guaranteed new agenda and other topics for discussion.
How do you respond to Iraq with my prisoners and property?
* There is no doubt that there are changes for the better during the last two years but file remains a thorny and difficult and we must acknowledge the matter, but now there is activity better and distinct by brothers Iraqis as well as the UN is doing in this regard and there is considerable effort undertaken by the Commission on Prisoners of Kuwaiti follow-up and ongoing research.
Is it new information Bouksosm?
* Continued meetings and exchange of information between competent teams of all parties and whenever the information was dealt with all seriousness and concern.
Do not you see that it is difficult to perform such a thorny issue?
* We are not our position known and we expect to make every possible effort by all parties, but we can not abandon this file is a file that is primarily a humanitarian and moral and literary and patriotic and we must continue whatever the circumstances and results.
Some Iraqi figures you distribute gifts and disposal of millions of dollars to Iraqi officials to support the Kuwaiti position regarding the outstanding issues and mentioned that you meet them in a good hotel in Iraq, what do you think of these accusations?
* Do not go to hotels and for a good hotel I went to him twice to participate in conferences, gift brings hearts did not give it any leading Iraqi politician whatever level, and I hope to enter the accounting department at the embassy and everything recorded in it as well as when I was working in humanitarian aid and assistance and I am honored to be me this role that gained while assigned as the center of humanitarian action and raised my culture of humanitarian aid and have numbers and calculations and quality of aid that was for the blind or those with special needs or families needy, I am honored to pay monthly salaries to a good number of families needy and ways destinations either be religious or if this humanitarian Gifts is an honor, but if they consider it a win affection or interests, I am not from this school.
Do you still feel at risk and threats accompany you?
* I received threatening letters in more than one occasion at the beginning of my work in Iraq and this is known to the leadership and the leaders of Iraq, and one of the television stations foreign aired it in fact practical dictates I accept these threats in order to perform a task and each task where the degree of risk and I am working on a risk calculated and not excessive and noted here that were available to me necessary protection Ministry of Interior Kuwait and provided me with the protection I have, now three points you protected me such as protection Kuwaiti lenses of my compatriots, retirees who cherish them and the believe me protection from the company contracted with the Zakit members by Iraqi leaders.
To what extent do worry Kuwait crisis the current political situation in Iraq?
* If you accept Iraq-style democratic and political They understand this talk where we note remarks Iraqi leaders all confirm the commitment aspect Democratic and freedom of opinion and human rights, I believe that he must get to safety and there is an understanding by the Iraqi leadership to the Free Democratic and freedom of opinion and international reports confirm the pace of growth Iraq vast.
After the arrival of the first plane into the country when Iraqi offset by the arrival of the first aircraft of Kuwait Airways to Iraq?
* This was discussed with Sami half who showed me the intention to achieve this at the earliest opportunity, but he wants the project's success and therefore wants to give him a lot of thought and study and therefore the operation process time is also known that the airline was a race to reach Iraq, where we attended the launch of the first trip to the Iraq and the existence of programmed trips to Iraq.
What about your role in facilitating the Kuwaiti visit to Iraq?
* We have no doubt the interests of Iraq and there are roles carried out by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy and the role of some Kuwaiti companies bold And now I feel that there accept for Kuwaiti companies in Iraq with an open mind, and the best example of this company «Kuwait Energy» that entered Iraq on a field in the beginning and now won the competition on three fields. Initially we were faced with the difficulty of persuading the Iraqi Oil Ministry efficient company, now stands the front line and the desire of the Iraqi side and the feet of this company for decades.
On the other hand, there are religious tourism, now there to facilitate good distinct campaigns Woody twelve Kuwaiti campaigns which raised the Kuwaiti flags in cities where religious rituals and during my visit them noticed their outstanding performance. For visas Iraqi brothers Viofarha and facilitate the entry of Kuwaitis also campaigns have technical capabilities and good management and I am happy to be the Kuwaiti flag publications in all parts of Iraq and have a good reputation. Now miss the economic side as there is in Iraq other areas as an area ages. There opportunities exploited some Kuwaiti businessmen but there is still a kind of fear is justified a relatively forgoing to invest in Iraq, the Investment Authority in Iraq is trying to develop investment law, which is very good with this would be very tempting for the investor and my visit to the cities of Iraq and found the Kurdistan region marched on European-style investment in freedom and this attractive for companies in various countries around the world, including Kuwaiti companies and no investment Kuwaiti elsewhere in Iraq, but this remains confined to companies certain accepted part of the risk or post with Iraqi party represented at home and many of the Iraqi partners proved their honesty and their merit but We want more than that he is known in Iraq that yield high profit, particularly in infrastructure, but tied the BOT now perhaps some see short periods, the Iraqi government provides land. The investor can build and sell but time-bound. There's desire Iraq in developing the system for the better to encourage the Arab investor Many camps in Iraq turned into housing complexes in many areas and there are capabilities Kuwaiti example, Zain and Gesartha and entering the Iraqi market raised the banner of good Kuwaiti in Iraq I hope of some companies to try a project specific and succeeded development, and it should remember that he was there the idea of hosting the Kuwaiti businessmen but was postponed.
Kuwaiti property in Iraq where you come about?
* This is divided into segments of the first easy and means that any Kuwaiti citizen has close his discretion Bomlake and we are talking now about the existence of some manipulation property of Kuwaitis must Kuwaiti citizen to follow the subject and neglected where specialists in consular affairs can go to them to receive complaints or provide The documents say that during the last two weeks we have received piles of Kuwaiti documents, noting that the real estate registration authorities in Iraq very cautious in the transfer of ownership of Almmtlkan if Kuwaiti party in order to preserve the credibility and the original property rights.
The third category, which was taken over by the ruling Revolutionary Command Council Previous The House of Representatives of Iraq in the process of passing laws, and every law has priority and this category of citizens who have property in Iraq need to law. Because Kuwait and went to the judiciary and the rule him but implementation must be after the adoption of management expropriation of the compensation process, and during an earlier meeting with al-Maliki offered him decrees pertaining to Kuwaiti citizens with property who seized their property Revolutionary Command Council Vtzlmha Prime Minister with an open mind and promised to address them With the knowledge that is needed to the law and we will follow up on these topics.
In fact for Kuwaitis property in all parts of Iraq so I imagine only in southern Iraq, but found that there was Kuwaiti property in all parts of Iraq and in distinct areas, including Baghdad and the property has a high value, whether in terms of the number or location, quality and many Kuwaitis received their possessions and documents or Jaddedoha and have the right to dispose of their property as they wish, but there are also many others in the last two weeks, for example we received piles of Kuwaiti documents transmitted to the competent authorities and we offer him the information he needs as much as possible and if you find a problem that requires Go to eliminate Nrushdh lawyers or is selected from want. According to reports