01-04-2013 | (Voice of Iraq) - Add Comment - News
Baghdad Shaima Rashid
the Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee, visited the upcoming
Kuwaiti Prime Minister to Iraq to resolve the outstanding issues between
the two countries.
This came against the backdrop of
announcement by Prime Minister of Kuwait for readiness to visit Baghdad
to meet with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to discuss bilateral
Member of the Foreign Relations Committee, Imad John
Yako said in an interview for "Center Brief for the Iraqi Media
Network," that "the visit of Prime Minister of Kuwait anticipated to
Baghdad are the result of Diplomatic efforts by the Iraqi side to
improve relations between the two countries and the response to the
visits and delegations that went to Kuwait for resolving the outstanding
issues between the parties. "
The Prime Minister of Kuwait Jaber
Al-Mubarak announced yesterday on readiness to visit Baghdad but
awaiting an invitation the Iraqi side, pointing out that his visit to
Iraq will yield for resolving all outstanding issues between the two
countries, returned the upcoming meeting, which Sijmah counterpart Nuri
al-Maliki and important Sasfi lot of things.
He Yako hoped to
open this visit new horizons for cooperation between the two countries,
wishing to have the Kuwaiti side is serious in resolving the outstanding
issues, especially with the files complex, noting that Iraq part made a
lot of concessions and "await the day ماسوف provided the Kuwaiti side
of to remove Iraq from Chapter VII.
"In regard to the
outstanding issues, between Yako" The border issue was resolved by
agreements old was also compensate homeowners and remaining debt issue
and the missing and the port of Mubarak, who is one of the important
files which were reports submitted thereon of committees and ministries
Foreign and transport contradictory, pointing out that the government
did not arrive until now to know the extent of the damage that would
befall Iraq as a result of the port of Mubarak.
The Kuwaiti Prime
Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah said earlier that Kuwait
completed file the border with Iraq and was problematic compensate Iraqi
farmers who have been affected by the maintenance of border markers
between the two countries.
Turning Yako to Chapter VII and the
extent of negative and positive of this chapter, saying, "This is a
chapter international agreement that places restrictions on countries
that fall within Tailth, including the method of commerce and trade and
transactions in many materials as we so far barred from importing a lot
of materials such as lead and pencils and appliances Medical related to
the lives of citizens, "noting that" to get rid of this chapter means
opening horizons to open trade and a stronger economy.
He MP: "As
the reputation of Iraq would not be good at the international level
just to stay under the jurisdiction of this chapter being mean that Iraq
poses a threat to other countries," adding, "Today we started a new
page and elections and a new government," noting that "the survival of
Iraq under Chapter VII granted the authority of the Security Council to
intervene in its affairs at any time. "
He Yako that "Iraq may
get rid of a lot of this Chapter, including biological weapons and
weapons of mass destruction leaving only issues related to Kuwait and
that we are now in the process to close all its files and then return
the country to Chapter VI, which means the return of Iraq natural to
Part , counting a member of the
Foreign Relations Committee, Rafi Abd al-Jabbar Noshi Kuwaiti Prime
Minister's visit expected visit to Iraq blessed step, serious and in the
interest of the two countries, considering that Kuwait is for Iraq Gulf
According Noshi in an interview for "Center Brief for the
Iraqi Media Network," "The Chapter VII linked Kuwait was left of the
lift for Iraq only topic filter things with the Kuwaiti side,"
explaining that the files that are still stuck are border file and debts
that are essentially programmed and pay by five percent of the Iraqi
He considered a member of the Committee the issue of
borders and the port of Mubarak dilemmas are real and significant,
ruling resolved once one visit, especially since resolution 833 Special
limits unfairly against Iraq, and expressed the hope that this visit
will be a step followed by other steps to resolve remaining outstanding
issues between the two countries.
It is noteworthy that the UN
Security Council issued in 1993 Resolution No. 833 which provides for
the demarcation of the border between Kuwait and Iraq, and the extended
length of about 216 km, and led the implementation of resolution
partially depending on the decisions of the Convention (tent Safwan)
concluded in 1991 to deduct large swathes of Iraqi territory and annexed
to Kuwaiti territory, has objected to many Iraqi officials after the
fall of the former regime in 2003 to complete the procedures of land
border demarcation between the two countries in accordance with
Resolution No. 833, considering that the decision imposed on Iraq under
international pressure in unusual circumstances.
In terms of
Chapter VII and its impact on Iraq, said Noshi "The theme of this
chapter has nothing to do at all the subject of Kuwait, but said the
United Nations linked this topic aspect Kuwait," saying this linkage is
"double dealing UN with issues in the world, including where the issue
of Iraq. "