Iraqi-Kuwaiti Talks in New York

By John Lee.

Vice-President of the Republic Dr. Khudair Alkhozai and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Hoshyar Zebari met His Highness Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on the sidelines of the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly on 24 September 2013.

During the meeting, they reviewed the brotherly relations between the two countries in the light of the withdrawal of Iraq from the provisions of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations and the activation of joint committees between the two countries based on the decisions of the Joint Ministerial Committee.

The two sides expressed their willingness to develop economic and trade cooperation and investment for the common interests and overcome the obstacles that stand in the way of cooperation, and agreed that the problems suffered by the countries became part of the past and the efforts of the two countries and the two peoples and what they have of bounties and wealth should be concentrated on the present and the future for the welfare and well-being of future generations, in a form which is reflected positively on the security, stability and sustainable development in the region as a whole.

(Source: MoFA)

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