Kuwait and Iraq call for “wisdom” to avoid tension in the region

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Baghdad: «Middle East Online»

Kuwait and Iraq on Wednesday called for wisdom and reason to deal with recent developments in a way that would help the region avoid tensions and clashes.

The two sides stressed in a joint statement on the visit of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Iraq on the importance of continuing bilateral meetings to meet the aspirations of the two brotherly peoples to enhance their distinguished relations and achieve their common interests.

During the visit, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Iraqi President Barham Salih held talks with the Emir of Kuwait, Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammad Al Halbusi. The talks dealt with the repercussions of events in the region and relations. Bilateral relations.

She added that the competent ministers of the two sides discussed all issues of mutual interest and cooperation between the two countries and discussed means of enhancing coordination and consultation between the two countries in order to enhance bilateral relations and open new horizons for cooperation.

The two sides also reviewed the situation in the region and stressed the importance of concerted efforts to confront recent developments by calling for wisdom and reason to deal with them in a way that would bring the region away from tension and confrontation.

The agency pointed out that the Kuwaiti side expressed its appreciation for the efforts of the Iraqi government to confront the terrorist acts and achieve victory over the forces of darkness, stressing its support for all efforts to return normal life to the brotherly Iraq and efforts to rebuild it.

The visit came as part of the brotherly relations between the two countries and the mutual keenness of the political leadership to continue high-level bilateral visits. .

The Kuwaiti-Iraqi relations witnessed a positive development during the past years, which culminated in the high-level visits that took place this year, led by the visit of Iraqi President Dr. Barham Saleh as his first foreign station, as well as the visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, President of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Mohammed Halabousi, and the seventh session of the High Joint Committee chaired by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the two countries, which was held recently in Kuwait during the period from 11 to 12 May last, to the historic visit by the Emir of the State of Kuwait to Iraq To the invitation addressed to him ».

On the arrival of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah earlier today, to Baghdad International Airport, he was greeted by Iraqi President Barham Salih.

Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al-Jarallah said on Tuesday that the visit “comes within the framework of the distinguished brotherly relations between the two countries … and also includes important dimensions and vital signs.” He noted the Prince’s keenness to support reconstruction efforts in Iraq. He stressed that the visit will be an opportunity for the Kuwaiti ministers to discuss with their counterparts in the Iraqi side on «ways to strengthen and develop cooperation between the two countries and resolve the outstanding issues between them». He pointed out that “what is doubling the importance of the visit is that it comes in critical and critical conditions that pass through the region which is the continuation of escalation, which emphasizes the importance of coordination and consultation with the brothers in Iraq to overcome these conditions and enable the region to move away from tension and conflict.

The Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi visited Kuwait on the twenty-third of last month, and said during his visit that his government is working to reset the problems between Iraq and Kuwait in the light of the country’s direction and openness and stability and witnessed by the signing of agreements and giant projects with various neighboring countries and friendly countries.


Our economy is recovering and the country is stabilizing thanks to our armed forces

Editorial date: 2019/6/19 20:03

(BNA) Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mehdi received Kuwait’s Amir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday heading a large ministerial delegation.

“The meeting, which was held in the presence of the two official delegations, dealt with the development of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti relations and the opportunities for cooperation between the two countries and the activation of the free trade area, as well as discussing the regional situation,” the statement said. And exchange views on various issues. ”

The Prime Minister welcomed the Amir of Kuwait and his accompanying delegation. “We are honored to meet you in your country and between your brothers. We have extensive ties and we have experienced many difficulties and we have stood together against them and we have won them, and this visit is an opportunity to develop bilateral relations for the better. Iraqi Kuwait. ”

Abdul-Mahdi praised the “positions, wisdom and moderation of the Emir of Kuwait in all circumstances, pointing out his visit to Kuwait and the fruitful meetings held by the ministers and cooperation files discussed and the importance of completing them in Baghdad, activating cooperation agreements concluded in Kuwait, encouraging investments, For the benefit of the two countries. ”

“Iraq has faced difficulties but successfully surpassed it and cut off an important stage in strengthening its international standing. Today it is a partner in solutions after it was referred to in the crises, its economy is recovering and the country is witnessing security and stability thanks to our armed forces and security apparatuses and the sacrifices of our people.”

The Kuwaiti Amir expressed his thanks and appreciation for the good reception he received and the delegation accompanying him, stressing that “his visit today comes after the visit of the Prime Minister of Kuwait and proves the strength of bilateral relations.” He said, “I want to see Iraq develop and flourish and keen on Iraq as a shield for my country. Of development, and that there are many things agreed upon and remains of them can be resolved during the talks of the two ministerial delegations and follow-up implementation through the joint committees, “and

praised” the Iraqi government’s directions and balanced policy and positive use with the crises of the region. ”

The Kuwaiti delegation includes Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Nasser Khalid, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, Minister of Finance and Khalid Nasser Abdullah Al-Rawdan. Minister of State for Services, Khalid Ali Mohammed Al-Fadil, Oil Minister, Minister of Electricity and Water, and Ahmed Fadah Al-Fadher.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Thamer Al Ghadhban, Deputy Prime Minister, Oil Minister, Head of Mission of Honor, Fuad Hussein, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Mohammad Ali Al Hakim, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nouri Sabah Al Dalimi, Minister of Planning, Mohammad Hashim Abdul Majeed, Minister of Commerce, Qusay Al Sahil, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Minister of Culture and Minister of Electricity and a number of advisers


Baghdad and Washington are looking to increase US support for four sectors in Iraq

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi

Minister of Planning Nuri al-Dulaimi and new US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Toler on Wednesday discussed increasing US support for health, education, infrastructure and job creation in Iraq.

The media office of the Minister of Planning, in a statement received / Mawazine News / copy, that “Dulaimi, received in the office of the ministry, Matthew Toller, the new US ambassador to Iraq and the delegation accompanying him,” noting that “the meeting discussed ways to strengthen joint relations.”

Al-Dulaimi expressed his hope for continued strengthening of relations to serve the interests of both countries, praising the “support provided by the United States to Iraq, especially in the security files and the restoration of stability of liberated areas.”

The two sides discussed “the most important axes included in the vision of the Ministry of Planning to achieve sustainable development in Iraq, the investment opportunities that can be shared by the US private sector, and increase the effectiveness of US support for Iraq in the sectors of health, education, infrastructure and job creation, especially in liberated areas, Nineveh”.

For his part, praised the US ambassador, “the vision of sustainable development provided by the Ministry of Iraq 2030,” stressing “his country’s keenness to provide support to the Iraqi government in various fields.”

The ambassador stressed, “the desire of American companies to work in a large extent in Iraq, and according to the investment map set by the Iraqi government.” 29

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Amir of Kuwait talks with the leader of the Democratic Party Massoud Barzani


Emir of Kuwait

Massoud Barzani

2019/06/19 09:05:18

The Amir of Kuwait, Ahmed Jaber Al-Sabah, telephoned the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani, in conjunction with the visit of the Amir of Kuwait to Baghdad.

According to a statement by Barzani’s office, the prince and the Kurdish leader discussed the situation between Baghdad and the region. He praised the progress of the political process in the region.

For his part, Barzani welcomed the visit of Prince Ahmed Jaber Al-Sabah to Baghdad.