Thursday 29-10-2015 | 10:57:10
Shafaq News / The President of the Council of the Kuwaiti Public Authority for Assessment of Compensation Management for Damages Resulting from Iraqi Aggression Khaled Al-Mudhaf, his country's approval of the Iraqi request to postpone the remaining amount of the compensation of 4.6 billion dollars to the month of January 2017.
He Mudhaf, in his speech, in front of the 80th session of the Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva, that this approval comes in the context of Kuwait's sympathy and understanding of the situation in Iraq.
He explained that "First Deputy Prime Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah, had received a letter on the second of July last this year from his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari, asking to postpone the payment of the remaining funds additional year until the year 2017".
He pointed out that "the Iraqi request has received the support of the Kuwaiti government, in solidarity with the Government and people of Iraq, without prejudice to the Security Council resolutions."
It is noteworthy that this delay is the second approved by Kuwait after it agreed last June to seek a preliminary Iraqis to postpone the payment of the remaining amounts to 2016.
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