The Kuwaiti Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, received on 28th of May, 2013, at Al Seif Palace, Iraq’s Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari and his accompanying delegation.
The Emir praised the efforts made by the Iraqi Government to end the third phase of the joint border pillars maintenance in implementation of Security Council resolution 833 on 1993 and expressed Kuwait’s readiness to help Iraq exit the provisions of Chapter VII.
The Kuwaiti Prime Minister, Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarak, also received in the Amery Hall of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari and members of the delegation accompanying him, praising the efforts made by the delegations of the two countries in order to strengthen the brotherly relations at all levels and discussed the agreements to be signed during his upcoming visit to Baghdad.
Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari also met during his visit to Kuwait, former Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al Sabah.
The visit resulted in the signing of two memorandums of understanding by Foreign Minister with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah Al Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah. The first MOU related to the arrangements of the demarcation, while the second is related to financing the project of establishing a residential compound in Umm Qasr.
The two sides held a press conference at the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the presence of Arab and international news agencies during which they briefed the results of the talks.
The Iraqi side that attended the talks included Legal Adviser to the Prime Minister, Fadhil Mohammed Jawad, Adviser to the Minister, Mohammed Al Haj Hammoud, Permanent Representative of Iraq to the UN, Muhammad Ali Al Hakim, and Iraq’s Ambassador to Kuwait, Mohammad Bahrul Uloum.