Date: Monday 06/13/2011 10:26
And the Baghdad international news agency - immortality Ziadi / /
Deputy National Alliance for the meeting of the Council of Representatives on Monday will be dedicated to host the foreign ministers of transport and to discuss relations
Iraq-Kuwait (land and sea borders and the port of Mubarak the Great).
The MP said the National Alliance, Qasim al-Araji told the news agency, Baghdad, International (statement) that "the schedule I work the House of Representatives includes hosting and Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Minister of Transport Hadi al-Amiri to discuss the outstanding problems between Iraq and Kuwait regarding the land and sea borders and the port of Mubarak the Great." Deputy for the National Alliance said parliament will host Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari to discuss the port of Kuwait and the outstanding problems between the two countries and see what is reached by the Committee which was formed for the purpose to follow up on the port of Mubarak.
For his part, MP Izzat Shabandar for the National Alliance that "Mubarak will be the subject of port from the priorities of work of the parliament, and parliament will discuss all outstanding problems with Kuwait's hosting of the meeting the ministers of Foreign Affairs, Transport and the area of their operation."
He added that Iraq is keen to be relations with neighboring countries have good relations so keen to stand in Parliament on the results of the committee formed for the purpose of the visit to Kuwait and understanding with the Port Boukos Mubarak and might bring to Iraq from the economic crisis.
MP for Iraqi Aljehici Osman stressed that "Iraq is keen to establish good relations and strong and solid with all neighboring countries, including Kuwait, at the same time, he stresses that there are some red lines that the neighboring countries that do not exceed them."
He Aljehici that the issue of port Mubarak, according to economic experts, the construction will lead to additional economic damage on Iraq, and this is unacceptable, especially that Kuwait used the Security Council Resolution (833), and exploited and penetrated into Iraqi territory and this is what works for you not the Government of Iraq and its parliament.
He noted that the Parliament is hosting the foreign ministers of transport under the dome of the parliament to discuss the Port Mubarak, and know the results of the committee that went to Kuwait and what are the solutions reached by the, in addition to the need to see the type and extent of the economic damage would be inflicted on Iraq, agreed after construction of the port of Mubarak.
And continued a member of the Iraqi parliament wants to know the reasons that led to delay construction of a port Faw since 2006 and so far, although a lot of money spent on plans and engineering designs of the project but has not been implemented, what are the reasons that led to the delay.
He said the parliament will take the appropriate decision about what is happening from the problems between Iraq and Kuwait and the latest construction of a port Mubarak, after listening to the Ministers of Transport and Foreign Affairs.
In the opinion of a member of the centrist Khaled Fahdawi parliament will convene a special session to discuss the Port Mubarak and get from the abuses by its neighbor Kuwait, especially as the Parliament sent delegations prior to Kuwait for the purpose of reaching a consensus to resolve the outstanding problems between the two countries, in addition to visits made by the Government of Kuwait.
He noted that Iraq wants to have relations with neighboring countries and that is a good solution to resolve the outstanding problems and differences through diplomatic means, and does not want to return to the issue of interventions and political conflicts that do not use Iraqi territory to harm any Arab state or neighboring state.
He noted that Iraq today its relations with neighboring countries have good relations and strong, especially with Kuwait, and the outlet to the sea for Iraq was Basra near the Kuwait, and Iraq would hurt economically if the construction of a port Mubarak of Kuwait, and Iraq wants to reach a diplomatic solution to politically serve the two countries.
He said the parliament would be a great role in the Oid of discord and treatment of the subject, the fact that the Council of Representatives a role in the activation of the budget for the construction of the port of Faw, and to identify the causes that led to delay construction.
In the view of Iraqi experts that the crisis of new water may be added to the crisis of the land border, which suffers countries because of continuing problems since the 1990 Marine experts maritime and ports they see in the draft (Port Mubarak), which Kuwait has decided to built on the island (Boubyan) is populated by a "provocation" for Iraq, which trying hard to normalize relations with Kuwait, which hindered to some extent out of the pain of international sanctions under Chapter VII, and a step "intentional" from Kuwait to undermine the Iraqi economy and make the port of Faw futile, in addition to disrupting traffic in the Gulf.
For Kuwait, the port project Mubarak, who announced the start created in the sixth of April 2011, after exactly one year of the Declaration of Iraq intends to build the port of Faw, which is "the draft national strategic," and draw the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Development Minister of Kuwait Ahmed Al-Fahd that project, which is contracted to create Korea's Hyundai, would be a "friend of the environment," stressing that "involves the big goals, and achieve the hopes and aspirations of the Kuwaiti people, which has long wished to build a port in this strategic location and effective, which will make Kuwait's financial and trading center on the regional and global levels" .
According to Kuwait said the project will be implemented in four phases ending most recently in 2016, and includes the construction of berths for containers along the mile and a half, and dozens of marinas, and the free exchange of trade, and a residential complex integrated line of the railway link between both sides of the island, and the cost of the first phase of the project KD 305 million, including the later stages to increase the number of anchors, and expansion of plant containers for the storage capacity of up to 2,000,500 thousand containers annually.
It is no secret, researchers have prominent positions in Iraqi fears that the project affects the Mubarak Al-Kabeer negatively on the FAO project, but that the big Iwdh, but at the same time they have Iraq as part of the responsibility for that as that much-delayed implementation of the project.
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