After visiting Kuwait .. Ban Ki-moon is visiting Baghdad tomorrow to discuss the outstanding issues between the two countries
Date: 05/12/2012 23:46:50 Wednesday
Baghdad (news) .. The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, that his planned visit Thursday to Iraq, designed to encourage Iraq to implement its remaining obligations towards Kuwait in compliance with Security Council resolutions in order to accelerate the closure of all outstanding issues so that the two countries starting bilateral relations to broader horizons.
stressed Ban Ki-moon: The relationship between Kuwait and Iraq is improving, especially in light of the exchange high-level visits and the positive results of the Ministerial Committee Iraqi-Kuwaiti joint last April stressing that more must be done from efforts to push these relations forward. revealed Secretary-General on his recent talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, where encouraged to make every effort needed to improve Kuwaiti-Iraqi relations and go to the end the rest of the commitments that Iraq must implement in accordance with Security Council resolutions relevant. added: that Iraq wants to get out of the provisions of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, but I strongly encourage the Iraqi Prime Minister to expedite the closure of many of the important files as soon as possible. noted that Kuwait has agreed to settle all outstanding issues and the question of the organization of navigation in the Khawr Abd Allah as the Iraqi government announced this week the names of the technical team for the maintenance project marks the border between the two countries. stressed Ban Ki-moon on: the need to choose a successor to coordinator of international top Affairs of Kuwaiti prisoners and Kuwaiti property Gennady Tarasov, who will relinquish his post before the end of the month in order to promote progress. said: that there are discussions underway in this regard between the Secretariat of the United Nations and the Security Council as well as between both countries will be to appoint a coordinator of an international successor to Tarasov and according to the results of those consultations. Asked whether the issues of Iraq and Kuwait will remain under the auspices of the Security Council also insists Kuwait or will be negotiated bilaterally between the two countries also prefer to Iraq , said Ban Ki-moon: It depends on the outcome of the consultations will be this issue is a special themes Sanaakecha with leaders of both countries. stressed that: have been resolved many of the issues and implementation, but there are a few more issues remain unresolved, adding: the importance of leadership in both countries, both considered and discussed those issues and try to resolve all outstanding issues including the concern of Iraq on the implementation of Security Council resolutions related. scheduled to be released Ban Ki-moon to report to the Security Council on his trip on Dec. 10, the next to be discussed in the December 17. Ban expressed: great satisfaction, working side by side with the Kuwaiti government and the Kuwaiti delegation in New York, stressing that Kuwait is a strong partner of the United Nations at all levels. / End / o. P /
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