BAGHDAD - morning
Iraqi - Kuwaiti Higher Joint Committee held its meeting on Sunday in Baghdad to discuss aspects of bilateral relations between the two countries at all levels and the development prospects of joint cooperation in various fields.
The convening of the bilateral meeting after a visit by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the head of a ministerial delegation to Kuwait last Sunday one-day visit, discussed in the meeting of the expanded, energy, investment, industry, transport, external relations and the situation regional security issues, and security threats to the guerrilla terrorist Daash files again.
And heads the Iraqi side in the meeting of the Joint Committee on Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, while the Kuwaiti delegation represents the first Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
The meeting was preceded by the approval of Kuwait to Iraq's request to postpone the last payment of compensation owed to Kuwait in accordance with UN Security Council resolutions and the $ 4.6 billion for a period of one year as compensation for financial losses resulting from the invasion of the former Iraqi regime of Kuwait in 1990.
The establishment of the joint ministerial committee between Iraq and Kuwait in 2011, implementation of what has been agreed upon between the governments of the two countries in order to enhance communication and exchange of visits and the embodiment of links and fraternal relations and common interests.
The first meetings of the Committee was held in 2011 in Kuwait confirmed at the time of the Iraqi side of his commitment to all international resolutions issued by the Security Council, in particular resolution 833 private demarcation of the border between the two countries.
In 2012 the second meeting of the committee held in Baghdad to resolve the outstanding issues between the two countries, culminated in the signing of two agreements The first relates to the formation of a joint committee for bilateral cooperation, while the second addressed to regulate navigation in the Khor Abdullah as collateral for the interests of Iraq navigation and trade was also discussed memoranda of understanding relating to double taxation and promotion and protection investment and trade and economic and technical cooperation.
As a complement to the positive steps between the two countries held the third session of the Committee in Kuwait last year and culminated in the signing of two agreements Mnitin promotion and protection of investments between the two countries and tourism cooperation.
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