Saturday, July 6, 2013 13:03
Twilight News / congratulated Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, on Saturday, the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on the occasion of his accession to his new position instead of his father, calling him to the development of bilateral relations between the two countries to serve the interests of their peoples.
alt Maliki said in a telegram of congratulations obtained "Twilight News", a copy of, "It gives me great pleasure to extend my name and on behalf of the Iraqi people, my warmest congratulations and blessings occasion Tansepkm of Emir of the State of Qatar."
Maliki said "We look forward to your covenant to sophisticated bilateral relations serve the interests of our two brotherly countries and strengthen the bonds of brotherhood and mutual respect, and contribute in the service of the region and the prosperity and stability."
And handed the former Emir of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani of power to his son Tamim bin Hamad on the 25th of the month of June in the past is the first of its kind in the Gulf states.
Before the invasion of the former Iraqi regime, the State of Kuwait in the early nineties of the last century, Baghdad had strong ties with the Arab States of the Gulf's oil-rich.
And those countries supported Iraq and supported with money during the eight years of grinding war with Iran in the eighties of the last century, but that equation changed with the feet of the regime of former President Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait and the Declaration annexed to Iraq in 1990.
The relationship turned into what looks like hostility between the two sides after they sensed their countries, including Qatar ambitions Iraqi regime بالتمدد the like.
And after the overthrow of Saddam's regime in 2003 at the hands of the American-led international forces remained cautiously watching the Gulf states for years to form the Iraqi state and the new leadership of the country before you begin these countries to establish relations with Baghdad in a row despite the instability of that relationship over the past years.
The Iraqi government, wary of a possible role for Qatar and other Gulf states such as Saudi Arabia to support Islamist groups in Iraq and the influence on the decisions that concern the country.
The face of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and his coalition of state law on more than one occasion the finger at the State of Qatar to work on the threat to the security of the country and support the demonstrations since last December.
In contrast Qatar accused the Iraqi government of marginalizing the year in the country, which is what I promised to Baghdad interference in its affairs.
It is no secret Iraqis associated with Maliki's coalition line satisfaction from changing the leadership of the State of Qatar.
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