6/15/2011 4:41:00 PM
KUWAIT, June 15 (KUNA) -- Both Kuwaiti and Iraqi sides have held a joint meeting today on the security matters related to land and marine borders, and to coordinate on data exchange, and join efforts on combating any possible unintended tresspassing, Ministry of Interior said here Wednesday.
The ministry said, in a statement, that the meeing comes as a completion of the previous meetings that were previously held between the Kuwaiti and Iraqi sides on the security matters relevant to land and marine coterminous borders, noting the meeting was held at the headquarters of the Kuwaiti police center of Khabari Al-Awazim, and was attended by representatives from the U.S. side.
It added that the meeting mulled the agenda which focused on the security aspects for developing joint cooperation between the two sides along with devising suitable solutions, and it also mulled mintues of the previous meeting, and what was achieved of its recommendations.
Delegation of the State of Kuwait to the meeting was led by Major General Sheikh Mohammad Al-Youssef Al-Sabah, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Border Security, while the Iraqi delegation was led by Lt. Gen. Mohammad Jawwad Howeidi, Commander of the Basrah Operations Center.
It is expected for the two sides to hold other coordination meetings later on in order to boost bilateral cooperation and push forward join efforts
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