03-07-2013 | (Voice of Iraq) - Add a comment -
Kuwait: Ahmed Essa
Congratulated the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad, Iraq's exit from the provisions of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, wishing in letters sent them to Iraqi President Jalal Talabani and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, to open step «Page bright new» between the two countries, and to restore confidence between them for further cooperation.
He wished Sheikh Sabah in his letter to Talabani to regain Iraq's international status and regional and pay step «relations forward and upgrading various frameworks of bilateral cooperation joint in all fields to new horizons to achieve their common interests, and that could be it Iraq to restore its natural role is hoped in the Arab, regional and international and achieve security and stability in the region.
In his letter to al-Maliki across the Emir of Kuwait, Nouri al-Maliki, good feelings and sincere congratulations on the occasion of the withdrawal of Iraq from the provisions of Chapter VII, hoping to Iraq security and stability time and achieve all looking forward to the brotherly Iraqi people prosperity.
The congratulatory message Emir of Kuwait, the Iraqi President notch blessing Kuwaiti receives Iraq after the Security Council resolution last Thursday to expel Iraq partly from the provisions of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations and end the mission of the Special Coordinator of the United Nations responsible for my missing Kuwaiti property and transported to the United Nations Mission to help Iraq (UNAMI ).
And the transfer of the Security Council under resolution My Kuwaiti missing persons and property under Chapter VI to the work of the United Nations Mission to help Iraq (UNAMI), taking into account the demands of the Kuwaiti keeping them under the umbrella of the UN Security Council review.
The Security Council resolution to expel Iraq from the provisions of Chapter VII at the request of Kuwaiti UN Secretary-General submit a separate report to the Board on these matters in its reports on the progress of the work of the mission «UNAMI», as well as to consider the appointment of the Deputy Special Representative in «UNAMI» to take over oversight responsibility on these issues and provide appropriate resources.
And Kuwait and Iraq have been made over the past two years, positive efforts to promote stability and to ensure border security and maintenance of border signs and the conclusion of bilateral agreements related to joint navigation in the Khawr Abd Allah, northeast of the Arabian Gulf.
He also visited the Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak last month, Baghdad and held bilateral meetings with his counterpart al-Maliki and the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama Najafi, and Kuwait during the visit concluded bilateral agreements with Iraq, dealt with the areas of economic, cultural, educational and environmental.
The sources pointed out the possibility of the Emir of Kuwait on an official visit to Baghdad in the near future. Previously, the Emir of Kuwait visited Iraq at the head of a high level delegation to attend the Baghdad summit, which was held in March 2012, and by the prince in his speech during the conference, he is very happy since his arrival in the land of Iraq «friend» after «regained Iraq freedom, dignity and democracy on the impact of an era to begin after dark to resume his usual role in the joint Arab action.
He added: «We seek with the Iraqi people to overcome the pain and wounds. He thanked al-Maliki said in a statement earlier this week the State of Kuwait to open a new page of relations on the occasion of the withdrawal of Iraq from the provisions of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, noting that the Iraqi people will stand with the countries that stood with Iraq and thankful at the same time UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who recommended the withdrawal of Iraq from the item and the Security Council members who voted on it.
Maliki said that «after more than two decades of loss of sovereignty stand today to offer congratulations to remove the nightmare of Chapter VII, as he returned Iraq full control with its relations with the countries of the world, where the policy of the new Iraq to respect the peoples of the world and non-interference in their affairs, a policy that will feature Iraq New for the coming period.
The Security Council passed resolution to expel Iraq from Chapter VII that the situation now in Iraq is vastly different from what it was when he invaded Saddam Hussein's regime of Kuwait in August 1990, and that it is important to restore Iraq's international standing equal to that which existed before that date, which requires Iraq continues to demonstrate its commitment to the full implementation of the obligations owed under Chapter VII resolutions relevant, including the continuation of the payment of compensation owed set by the United Nations Compensation Commission in the interest of Kuwait by the Iraqi invasion of August 1990.
The value of Kuwaiti reparations owed by Iraq of U.S. $ 41 billion paid them nearly 29 billion U.S. dollars and the remaining ones 11.209 billion U.S. dollars, Iraq declared that it Cisddha no later than 2015, under an agreement internationalist Iraq required a payment every three months.
Referred to Chapter VII of the Security Council of the threat of military action, air or sea or land may be necessary to maintain or restore international peace and security, while Chapter VI on the Security Council's call the parties to settle their dispute through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, judicial settlement or other peaceful means of their own choice.