KUWAIT CITY: Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al-Jarallah said today that Iraq has resumed paying Kuwaiti compensation
As a result of the invasion in 1990 and began a month ago to pay the premiums.
“The compensation will be paid in cash in accordance with an agreement under the umbrella of the UN program until the end of 2021,” Jarallah told reporters after participating in the ceremony of the Indian embassy in the country on the occasion of its national holiday.
On the property of Kuwaitis in Iraq, he stressed that “the property of the citizens are present and preserved and established and there is contact with the brothers in Iraq on enabling Kuwait to dispose of its property.”
The United Nations Compensation Commission announced that “the rate of payments from the Iraqi Fund for compensation to Kuwait will increase annually until 2021.”
The Iraqi government suspended payments from the Fund in November 2014 due to security challenges and difficulties Iraq faced in its budget following the invasion of several cities.